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At least 12 people die as more monsoon rains hit Pakistan

At least 12 people die as more monsoon rains hit Pakistan

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: At least a dozen people were electrocuted while various districts were flooded and fell to prolonged power outages as fresh spell of heavy monsoon rains have lashed Southern Sindh province of Pakistan since Saturday morning. The uninterrupted torrential downpour which started on Saturday morning and continued until Sunday […]

Life jackets a must for sea passengers in monsoon-hit Philippines

Life jackets a must for sea passengers in monsoon-hit Philippines

  Manila: All passengers of ships with open deckhouses plying sea routes in the Philippines are required to wear life jackets at all times, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has said. “All sea passengers of ships with open deckhouse shall be required to wear lifejackets from the time of departure and during the entire voyage, […]

Monsoon rains: 17 people die, hundreds of houses damaged in Pakistan’s Sindh province    

Monsoon rains: 17 people die, hundreds of houses damaged in Pakistan’s Sindh province    

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: As the sporadic but heavy monsoon rains continued in most parts of Pakistan on Tuesday, the second day, at least 17 people have reportedly died in rain-related incidents, mostly due to electrocution, and scores of houses have been damaged across southern Sindh province during the last 24 hours. […]

Heavy monsoon rains lash Pakistan

Heavy monsoon rains lash Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Heavy monsoon rains on Monday lashed most parts of Pakistan, especially Sindh and Balochistan provinces and some southern areas of Punjab province. The downpour started in the wee hours and continued until sunset. The southern coastal districts of Sindh province were severely affected as the rainwater flooded the […]

Hindu Priests Pray For Monsoon Rains In India

Hindu Priests Pray For Monsoon Rains In India

Indian Hindu priests perform rituals as they pray for monsoon rains at a temple in Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, July 1, 2012. The monsoon rains which usually hit India from June to September are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people. <AP Photo/NEWSis> news@theasian.asia

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