Tags: flash flood

Storm death toll rises to 27

Storm death toll rises to 27

Twenty-seven people have lost their lives and 15 others have been reportedly missing or injured after tropical storm Kai-tak hit northern Vietnam on August 17, according to the National Committee for Search and Rescue.

Flash flood sweeps away 17 houses in Ky Son, Nghe An

Flash flood sweeps away 17 houses in Ky Son, Nghe An

A flash flood has swept away 17 houses and destroyed many schools and medical stations in Huoi Cang 1 and Huoi Cang 2 hamlets, Bac Ly commune, Ky Son district in the central province of Nghe An.

Flash floods hit Australia's third largest city

Flash floods hit Australia's third largest city

Residents of low-lying parts of Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, sandbagged their homes against rising waters on January 10 as torrential rain exacerbated record floods that have paralyzed the coal industry in the northeast and now threaten tourism.