More evacuation warnings issued in Australia as bushfires across the country’s southeast flare up and weather conditions worsen.
Climbing temperatures are taking a heavier toll on both rich and poor nations, according to an annual index measuring the effects of extreme weather on living conditions.
In Philippines, death toll from Typhoon Kammuri rises to 10; thousands forced to evacuate homes in provinces south of Manila.
Deadly, record-breaking winds and stinging rain canceled 160 flights and scores of trains, brought landslides, destroyed one bridge and left 930,000 without power.
With increasingly erratic weather brought on by global warming, disaster-prone Myanmar must improve its planning and preparedness or face increasing losses of life.
Some 80,000 have people returned home as floods recede in parts of Myanmar, but in southern Myanmar’s Mon State—the country’s worst hit area—more shelters are opening.
The Irrawaddy photojournalist Myo Min Soe captures survivors and rescue workers in the aftermath of a deadly landslide and southern Myanmar’s worst flooding in decades.
Rescuer workers are still recovering bodies at the site of a Friday landslide in southern Myanmar, where ongoing rain and floods have displaced hundreds of thousands.