Archive List for monsoon rain

South Korea: Clean-Up and Recovery underway in Flood-hit Seoul

South Korea’s capital Seoul will start phasing out basement apartments – after three people died in the flats during flooding this week. The tiny dwellings are usually rented out to people on low incomes. Clean-up and recovery efforts accelerated in South Korea’s greater capital region on Wednesday as skies cleared after two days of record-breaking rainfall that unleashed flash floods, damaged thousands of buildings and roads and killed at least 10 people. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from the capital, Seoul. Subscribe Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #SouthKorea #SouthKoreaFloods #SeoulFloods

Several killed, nearly 2m affected, as China’s Shanxi deluged

At least 15 people have been killed in China during severe flooding. The floods have affected more than 1.5 million people in Shanxi province. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #China #Chinafloods #ShanxiFloods

Sudan declares 3-month state of emergency over deadly floods

Historic floods are affecting more villages and neighbourhoods in Sudan, as the Nile reaches its highest level in more than 100 years. Scientists say development along the banks of the mighty river is partly to blame for the devastating effect of the floods. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Khartoum, Sudan. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Sudan #SudanFloods #PrayForSudan

Flash floods, mudslides kill 13 people in South Korea

Flooding and landslides have killed at least 13 people and forced hundreds from their homes in South Korea. It has been triggered by the country’s longest monsoon in years, which has brought 42 consecutive days of rain. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Paju, South Korea. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #SouthKorea #SouthKoreaFloods #Paju

Nearly one-third of Bangladesh affected by monsoon floods

Nearly one-third of Bangladesh is currently affected by flooding, leaving two million people needing help. Many of those displaced are living in temporary shelters, while others are being forced to take refuge near highways or bridges. More than 100 people have died so far. Health officials say thousands have fallen victim to water-borne diseases. The government says it is prepared to deal with the situation. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Savar, Bangladesh. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Bangladesh #AsiaFloods #Monsoon

Wuhan on alert again: Flooding poses threat to 11 million people

It has been nearly seven months since the world’s first coronavirus infection was reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Its 11 million people were forced into a strict lockdown for two months. Many people died of COVID-19. Those who survived the pandemic have been struggling to recover from its effects. And, flooding comes as a new threat for them. Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Wuhan, China. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #China #ChinaFloods #Wuhan