Source : Emdat
AFP reporting that the state of emergency was declared, Thousands were evacuated.
Continuous rains caused landslide and numerous flooding in Northern Samar Province, affected 2,896 families, killed 6 people - NDCC (10/01/2009)
The flooding - touched off by a combination of heavy rain and a warm spell that rapidly melted snow in the Cascade Mountains - is some of the worst on record in Washington state.
Rains have also pounded parts of Mozambique and Malawi over the past few weeks, killing at least one person, displacing thousands and drowning farm land.
Rains have also pounded parts of Mozambique and Malawi over the past few weeks, killing at least one person, displacing thousands and drowning farm land.?
Parts of Zimbabwe have been inundated with heavy rains since 26 December, and the authorities have warned of yet more flooding in the north of the country.
On 19 July, Thatha and Karachi districts was badly affected by heavy rainfall.
On 17 July, a severe flood occurred Bayanzurkh, Khan-Uul districts of Ulaanbaatar city; Tseel, Togrog soums of Gobi-Altai province, some areas of Dundgobi and Tov provinces.
Torrential monsoon rain in the southern Pakistani metropolis of Karachi has killed at least 15 people and cut power to most of the city.
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