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.
A powerful typhoon killed 10 people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats from a flooded airport.
Japan braces for the arrival of strong typhoon Jebi, as the storm churns north towards the islands, the latest in a series of harsh weather events to strike Japan this summer.
No confirmed casualty figures yet but more than a dozen villages evacuated, rice fields inundated.
Blessed with natural beauty, Kerala has been dubbed "God's own country" by its people, but the state govt reckons it will need $3.57 billion to rebuild after flooding.
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee donated more than 400 million kyats to Myanmar flood victims through the National Reconciliation and Peace Center.
The National Disaster Management Committee today released its latest figures on this year's floods. Bago Region and Karen and Mon states have been the hardest hit.