Asia

Nepal flood victims unimpressed by candidates' promises

A rare local election is being held in southern Nepal, after a 20-year wait. Villagers in Saptari district are unimpressed by candidate's promises as they try to recover from last month's monsoon floods.

Asia

Nepal failing to recognise Rohingya as refugees

A small number of Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar's military crackdown have managed to reach Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

Asia

Toddlers among latest victims of India's monsoon floods

At least 14 more people die as heavy rainfall sweeps India's financial capital, with over 1,200 killed in South Asia.

Toddlers among latest victims of Mumbai monsoon floods

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South Asia floods: Affected areas and people impacted

Mapping where the monsoon floods have hit the strongest in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

South Asia floods: Affected areas and people impacted

Asia

Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by worst monsoon floods in South Asia for years.

Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Asia

India floods: 'Village after village washed away'

Death toll rises above 250 as eastern Indian state faces its worst flooding in decades, affecting 13 million people.

India's Bihar state reels under unprecedented flooding

Asia

Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

Flood levels reach record highs in South Asia with more than 400 dead and hundreds injured and missing.

Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

Asia

Monsoon floods kill more than 100 people in Nepal

Flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains has killed more than 200 people and left thousands homeless across South Asia.

Asia

Monsoon flooding displaces 1.5 million in South Asia

Rescuers scour submerged villages for the missing as seasonal floods claim a total of 221 lives in three countries.

Over 200 dead in India, Bangladesh and Nepal floods

Asia

Nepal floods: Farmland and food wiped out

Days of heavy rain have led to flash floods that killed at least 173 people across Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

Asia

Millions affected as monsoon floods ravage Nepal, India

Heavy monsoon rains unleash floods and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, killing at least 175 people.

Millions affected as monsoon floods ravage Nepal, India

Reporter's Notebook

Nepal ends menstruation banishment, for a start

The practice - 'chhaupadi' - was banned by Nepal's Supreme Court in 2005 but remains prevalent in the remote west.

Ending menstruation banishment only a start

Asia

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

According to the law, people forcing women to follow the Hindu practice of chhaupadi may face jail term.

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

Asia

Nepal's Postal Highway: Villagers wait for repairs

Nepal’s oldest road is 1,700km long, but much of it is not fit for vehicles. Used by the postal service more than 70 years ago, the road has fallen into disrepair.

Asia

Nepal: Village being swallowed up by flash floods

A village in Nepal’s southern plains is slowly being swallowed by annual floods.