When Cyclone Fani made landfall in May, it tore off roofs and snapped electricity poles and shade-giving trees; now, residents face rising temperatures without relief.
With natural disasters causing more than three times the number of new displacements per year than conflict and violence since 2008, residents and researchers look ahead.
Cyclone Fani—the strongest storm India has seen in 43 years—has left 34 dead and ravaged the country’s east
On this day in 2008, the worst storm in the nation’s history tore into the Irrawaddy Delta, ultimately killing more than 130,000 people and causing economic devastation.
Tuesday’s storm caused havoc on the fishing island of Kalegauk where trees and electricity poles were knocked and more than 300 houses were damaged or collapsed.
The tsunami struck almost without warning along the east coast of the Indonesian island of Java late on Saturday.
A cyclone slammed into India's eastern seaboard, killing at least five people, destroying huts, uprooting trees, and snapping telephone poles and power lines.
Some half a dozen experts were divided on the extent to which dam water spills contributed to flooding, but almost all said reservoir levels were too high ahead of the disaster.
Authorities fear the number will climb as rescuers grapple to get aid to outlying communities cut off from communications and help.
Rescue operations are ongoing for the seven reported missing.
China's southern regions faced more heavy rainfall as a devastating typhoon swept west, with key transport services suspended and millions of residents forced to evacuate.
The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial markets and offices operating as normal.
Japanese have long been conditioned to prepare for earthquakes, but powerful typhoons and sudden, heavy rains have brought to the forefront another kind of disaster: flooding.
An entire village in the Irrawaddy Region has had to be relocated due to land erosion, which is recorded as being four times worse than last year.
The search for 26 missing residents continues as Hokkaido struggles to restore power and transport lines after a 6.7-magnitude quake on Thursday.