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16 Oct
A portion of the US border wall that was damaged after severe flooding in August following monsoon rains on the US-Mexico border appears to be rotting away according to footage captured near the town of Douglas, Arizona on Tuesday. The monsoon rains had reportedly blown the floodgates off their hinges where now they hang rotting away. The Biden administration has begun cancelling the border wall project in Texas, a main focal point of former President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
27 Jul
Rescuers wade through waist-deep mud in western India on Monday to reach injured residents and start a massive clean-up.
27 Jul
Indian rescue teams are digging through mud and sludge a day after a deluge killed at least 159 people. Goa's Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said it is the worst flooding since 1982.
26 Jul
Rescuers in India are combing through mud and debris in a desperate search for survivors and to evacuate villagers as the death toll from heavy monsoon rains climbs with nearly 90,000 evacuated.
17 Jul
Heavy monsoon rains hit parts of India's financial capital Mumbai, flooding roads and causing widespread disruption.
18 Jun
Aerial footage of submerged settlements and landslides after a river burst during heavy monsoon rains in Nepal killing at least one person and leaving seven others missing. Officials said a landslide caused by the monsoon deluge blocked a river, which then burst and sent a flood of water downstream late Tuesday, inundating a settlement in Sindhupalchowk district near the capital Kathmandu.
12 Jun
Heavy monsoon rains hit India's Mumbai, disrupting life in the country's financial capital. Many parts of the city are waterlogged and some train services have been cancelled as a result.
7 Jun
Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 17 people and forced tens of thousands from their homes after days of rain, officials say.
17 Apr
Heavier rains that wash away crops could worsen hunger for a country in which farming makes up 20% of the economy.
16 Aug 2020
More than 40 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police say.
10 Aug 2020
More than 40 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police say.
21 Jul 2019
People flee floods from monsoon rains in the northeastern Indian state of Assam where heavy rains have killed 11 so far and affected over 800,000.

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