ISLAMABAD — At least 10 people were killed in monsoon rain-triggered flash floods during the last 24 hours in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.
Four children and two women were among those who lost their lives in separate flood-related incidents, according to a report released by the NDMA on Friday evening. (Pakistan-Floods-Death)
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TOKYO — Two people were killed and tens of thousands of households left without power after Typhoon Talas lashed Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture with heavy rains on Saturday.
A man in his 40s died after his house was hit by a landslide in Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture, while a 29-year-old man was found dead after his car plunged into a reservoir, Kyodo News reported. (Japan-Typhoon-Casualty)
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LAGOS — At least four people were killed in a residential building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub, the country’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Friday.
Ibrahim Farinloye, coordinator of the NEMA, said in a statement Friday that a three-storey building collapsed in the Mushin area of Lagos. (Nigeria-Building Collapse-Deaths)
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NIAMEY — A total of 179 people have been killed in heavy downpours in Niger since June, the country’s General Directorate of Civil Protection said Friday.
The tragedy occurred as a result of drowning or collapse of their habitats, most built from clay. (Niger-Heavy Rain-Deaths)