China's southern Jiangxi declares highest flood alert

BEIJING (Reuters) – Jiangxi province in southern China issued its highest flood warning on Saturday, predicting a big overflow from a lake on the Yangtze River as torrential rain continues to batter much of the country, state media said. The Jiangxi government raised its flood-control response level to I from

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Japan floods leave some 20 dead, more rains expected

Rescue helicopters pluck more people from their homes in the Kumamoto region as thousands join rescue operation. Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left about 20 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations on Sunday in southern Japan, including at elderly home facilities where

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Floods wash a three-metre saltwater crocodile into a harbour

Massive three-metre saltwater crocodile is washed into a harbour by heavy rains – sparking a desperate search for the dangerous predator Reptile was spotted swimming in Queensland’s Gladstone Harbour on Sunday The saltwater crocodile was washed in from overflowing creek due to flooding Wildlife officers were called to scour the

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