Torrential downpours have swept away homes, triggered landslides and claimed at least 180 lives across South Asia.
At least 10 people, including four women and a infant, were killed when a four-storied residential building came crashing down in south Mumbai while 10 injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said.
It’s a wonderfully executed job. H20’s demolition was perfectly done. No debris went into the water, and they all fell well within its compound, says district collector S. Suhas.
The death toll from the collapse of a building under construction in Cambodia has surged to 36, even as an additional survivor was pulled from the rubble, officials said on Sunday.
The accident occurred Wednesday in the town of Albizzate, on the outskirts of Milan, when a cornice nearly 70 metres (230 feet) long suddenly fell from the one-storey building, crashing onto the street.
Rescue teams in the southern Philippines searched for signs of life on Monday in a collapsed shopping centre after a powerful earthquake that killed at least three people and wounded dozens more.
The dilapidated six-storey structure in the city's south was home to five or six families who stayed on after residents were advised to evacuate as it was under repairs.
Ten people were killed and up to 25 were feared trapped after a three-storey residential building collapsed before dawn on Monday in western India, officials said.
The death toll from an apartment block collapse in western India climbed to 20 Tuesday, with more bodies likely to be recovered, officials said, as rescuers searched for survivors.