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London Cleans Up After Torrential Rains Wreak Havoc

Jul 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Met Office weather agency said 41.6 centimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central London on Sunday afternoon, four flood warnings remains in place for southeast England

New Round Of Flooding In Belgium Causes Massive Damage

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The provinces of Namur and Walloon Brabant south-east of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit due to the floods


Chinese Man Survives For Three Days Inside Flooded Garage

Li Yongsheng was trapped when the garage flooded Tuesday and lay on a ventilation duct surrounded by floating cars

Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river.


13 Chinese Workers Die After Being Trapped In Flooded Tunnel For A Week

A total of 14 workers were trapped in the construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of the Zhuhai city's Xingye expressway, when the site was flooded on July 15

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22 July, 2021

China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

PTI

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)


21 July, 2021

Video: Unprecedented Floods In Central China, Passengers Trapped In Subway Trains With Neck-Deep Water

PTI

The massive floods, described by meteorologists as a once-in-a-lifetime event in China, has resulted in apocalyptic scenes in the provincial capital Zhengzhou


16 July, 2021

Europe Floods: Search For Missing Continues; Death Toll Above 100

Associated Press (AP)

Mudslides and flooding were triggered by heavy rainfall in western Germany. Several people have died and have gone missing in Germany and Belgium after catastrophic flooding.


15 July, 2021

6 Dead, 2 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Northeast Turkey

AP

A 75-year-old woman was found dead amid the debris of her three-story house in Rize's Muradiye district, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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