Gulf Times - heavy-rain
Heavy rain hammers Australia's east; cyclone weakens in the west

Heavy rain hammers Australia's east; cyclone weakens in the west

Torrential rain pummelled parts of eastern Australia on Sunday for the fourth day, while severe tropical cyclone Damien has weakened in the country's north-west.

Heatwaves and heavy rain predicted to last longer with climate change

Heatwaves and heavy rain predicted to last longer with climate change

Countries in the northern hemisphere can expect longer summer heatwaves, as well as more consecutive days of heavy rain with harmful consequences ...

Heavy rain delays some voting as drenched Fijians go to the polls

Heavy rain delays some voting as drenched Fijians go to the polls

Fijians went to the polls on Wednesday for only the second time since a 2006 coup, with former military strongman Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama confident of winning a second term ...

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

The typhoon smashed homes and flooded key agricultural regions in the northern Philippines before battering Hong Kong and southern China with fierce winds and heavy rain.

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

The National Weather Service dropped all warnings for Lane, but a local flash-flood warning remained in effect.

Flood-hit Kochi airport to resume operations on Aug 29

Flood-hit Kochi airport to resume operations on Aug 29

After two days of cleaning operations, the CIAL management held a meeting with stakeholders including airlines and ground handling agencies, to review the damage.

Ooredoo Myanmar provides relief for flood victims

Ooredoo Myanmar provides relief for flood victims

The Ooredoo Myanmar family has reached out to flood-affected areas to send food and aid provisions for the victims.

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon Jongdari is currently packing winds of nearly 200 kilometres an hour and is forecast to hit the country's main island on Saturday night.

Heavy rain damages Russian World Cup stadium

Heavy rain damages Russian World Cup stadium

Footage from the southern city of Volgograd showed a fresh landslide on an embankment near the stadium.

China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways

China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways

State television said 241 rivers in 24 provinces had flooded in the last few days, causing direct economic losses of 25.9bn yuan ($3.87bn).

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

A major winter storm struck the US East Coast on Friday, bringing heavy rain, snow and strong winds and leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and closure of federal government offices in Washington.

New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation

New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation

Cyclone Gita has caused flooding, damaged roads and isolated thousands of people in New Zealand's popular tourist destination Golden Bay.