Dozens of Jakarta neighbourhoods were flooded Tuesday after torrential rains pounded Indonesia’s capital, less than two months after nearly 70 people were killed in some of the megacity’s worst flooding in years.
Flooding on the scale seen in Kerala could have killed 10 times more people a decade ago, but India’s disaster management capacity has improved significantly in that time.
Rescuers in western Japan dug through mud and rubble, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed floods.
The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rise to at least 57.
The death toll in ongoing floods in India’s northeastern state of Assam has risen to 32.