On 12 and 14 September 2009, two heavy torrential rains poured down in the capital N?Djamena leading to the flooding of almost half of the town. The stormy rains aggravated the already worse situation that started since the beginning of the rainy season. The most affected areas are Walia, Kamda, Toukra, Habena, Chagoua, and Moursal.The Red Cross of Chad?s urban committee conducted a rapid assessment and estimated that over 545 houses were destroyed.
Unseasonably heavy rains in western Nepal left a trail of destruction Tuesday(05/10/2009), killing at least 36 people and injuring several others, official said. Government officials said landslides struck at least five districts in western Nepal while flash floods were reported in Nepal's plains, known as Terai, after heavy rain began falling Sunday evening.
The heaviest flood in over a 100 years hit the Prakasam Barrage on Krishna River threatening several villages downstream even as the toll due to heavy rains and rampaging floods in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka climbed to 205. Andhra Pradesh & Karnatka are under the grip of flash floods. Several towns and villages in the state, particularly in Kurnool, Mahabubnagar and Krishna districts in Andhra Pradesh, have been inundated with the mighty Krishna river and its tributaries in spate for the past four days.
On 21 September 2009 heavy rainfall caused flooding of hundreds of houses and roads in central parts of Azerbaijan. The Hajigabul district is most affected and some 70 per cent of the territory was flooded. Latest information suggests that more than 5,000 people are affected. More than 2,300 houses have been damaged or destroyed. The Azerbaijan Red Crescent will provide food and non-food items to 300 families amounting to 1,200 persons in Navahi.
A serious typhoon is approaching Vietnam and it is expected to hit central provinces this evening. After the impact that it had in Philippines and its current evolution, it is expected that livelihoods and cities from Quang Binh to Quang Nam provinces will be severely affected.