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At least 50 dead in Nepal’s monsoon

Heavy rain causing floods during the monsoon season often result in deaths across South Asia, this time Nepal is badly hit with 50 deaths.

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

Tropical Storm Barry, potentially the year's first Atlantic hurricane, closes in on New Orleans.

Rain delays French Open quarter-finals

Heavy rain is causing games to be delayed at the French Open quarter-finals.

Heavy rains, strong winds wreak havoc in Penang

Over 50 people evacuated so far as flood waters rise.

Lightning kills 1, injures 3 at Shah Alam football field

The Myanmar national was believed to be using his handphone when lightning struck.

Landslide: Rescue operation on hold this morning after downpour

Rescue units expect to continue the search for several people believed to have been buried by the landslide at Paya Terubong, Penang, later today.

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon Jongdari is currently packing winds of nearly 200 kilometres (125 miles) an hour, forecast to hit the country's main island on Saturday night, Japan's Meteorological Agency said.

Heavy rain, strong winds wreak havoc in Penang

Glass panels at the KTM train station in Bukit Mertajam shattered while tents at a Ramadan bazaar at Uptown Perda were blown down.

Met Dept warns of heavy rain in 3 states from Wednesday

The weather alert was issued for several districts in Johor, Pahang and Sarawak.

Minister: Met dept to simplify weather warning alerts

Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Wilfred Madius Tangau admits colour-coded warning system was difficult to understand.

Monsoon season to start on Monday, says Met Malaysia

The Malaysian meteorological department has forecast 4 to 5 incidences of heavy rain during monsoon season in the east coast, Sabah and Sarawak until March 2018.

Kedah moves over 1,000 to flood relief centres

State civil defence director says the number of evacuees is expected to rise as rain continues to fall and the levels of rivers rise.

Shah Alam Stadium will be fixed for SEA Games, says Khairy

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says though not all panels will be replaced, the work will ensure safety of fans and players.

Flash floods hit KL

Heavy rain caused flash floods in several parts of the city, resulting in several roads being flooded.

Vehicles using Kulim highway trapped in floods

About 50 houses in Butterworth were also flooded after heavy rain.

Storm lashes federal capital, trees fall on cars

Fire and Rescue Department reports 10 incidents of falling trees and damaged property throughout the Klang Valley.

DBKL: Flash flood alerts soon on Facebook

City Hall to create Facebook account to update road users on flood-hit areas, says Enforcement Department Director

M-cyclist killed after billboard falls on him in Malacca

Malacca Chief Minister Idris Haron wants a thorough probe into the incident at traffic lights during heavy rain after receiving complaints of too many billboards in city.