More than 17,000 people fled their homes as the storm pummelled the disaster-prone region in recent days, flooding houses, severing roads and knocking out power.
Officials say this year's monsoon flooding has affected more than 33 million people — one in seven Pakistanis — destroying or badly damaging nearly a million homes.
The rain that began on Monday is the heaviest since South Korea's weather observations began 115 years ago, according to President Yoon Suk-yeol, who apologised for the "inconveniences".
The flooding in Hassanabad nullah as a result of the outburst caused panic in the valley and disconnected road access between central and upper Hunza, leaving thousands of passengers, including tourists, stranded on both sides.
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber said the storm tested the system of drainage pumps the city has recently installed as climate change has increasingly made flooding an issue in the low-lying area.
It’s so important for the people of South Korea to pay attention to the information provided by their government regarding weather updates and vocate the areas that are going to be most affected by the powerful typhoon (“Typhoon batters South Korea, forcing thousands to flee,” Sept.6, Gulf Today website). According to the
Around 1.8 million people have been affected in the largely rural, mountainous province — 286,000 of whom have been evacuated to safety while more than 2,700 houses have been damaged or collapsed entirely, Xinhua said.
Earlier CNN reported that nearly all New York City subway lines were suspended late on Wednesday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought drenching rain and the threat of flash floods and tornadoes to parts of the northern mid-Atlantic.
Catastrophic flooding in Middle Tennessee as record-shattering rainfall washed away homes and rural roads, authorities said. Sheriff Chris Davis told the media that the flooding is the worst he has seen in 28 years with the department.