Heavy rains, compounded by mudslides, often threaten remote areas of Afghanistan, where infrastructure is poor. Summer often brings heavy rainfall and flooding to the country's north and east.
By Rahmat Gul, Tameem Akhgar, Associated Press
Tropical Storm Isaias is spawning tornadoes and dumping rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast.
By Gerry Broome, Associated Press
Breached levees have trapped more than 10,000 people in an eastern Chinese town as flooding worsens across much of the country, local authorities said Tuesday.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, the British government reversed course and will ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei from its next-generation mobile phone system. The U.S. had pushed for the change. Also, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security dropped its directive…
Flooding and mudslides blocked parts of a main road connecting Kamikochi and Matsumoto, two major tourist destinations in Nagano, stranding hundreds of residents and visitors.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Soldiers rescued residents on boats as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by deadly rains that were expanding across the region Tuesday.
By Associated Press
Rapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan.
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military confirmed three American service members died in a rocket attack north of Baghdad. The Iraqi government has launched an investigation into the Wednesday strike, which U.S. officials said bore the markings of…
In our news wrap Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is congratulating his forces for major gains in the country’s last rebel strongholds. The Russian-backed blitz has recaptured Aleppo and much of Idlib province -- and driven nearly 900,000 people to…
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