Myanmar

Death toll in Myanmar landslide jumps to 61

More than two dozen homes were destroyed by the cascade of mud, displacing more than 150 villagers.

Death toll in Myanmar landslide rises as rescue efforts continue

Myanmar

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills more than a dozen

Police say at least 14 killed and four others feared dead after accident in Hpakant township in northern Myanmar.

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills more than a dozen

Weather

Heavy rains prompt evacuation of hundreds of thousands in Japan

Authorities order people to take shelter in evacuation centres as torrential rains threaten to trigger landslides.

Heavy rains prompt evacuation of hundreds of thousands in Japan

Uganda

Dozens missing after deadly landslides in Uganda

Red Cross says 50 people are missing and 150 houses were destroyed after major mudslides in Bududa district.

At least five dead, dozens missing after landslides in Uganda

Myanmar

More than 50 feared dead after landslide at Myanmar jade mine

Dozens missing in one of the worst disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry in years.

More than 50 feared dead after landslide at Myanmar jade mine

South Africa

South Africa floods, mudslides kill at least 23

Torrential downpours have flooded southern and eastern parts of the country since the start of the Easter weekend.

South Africa floods, mudslides kill at least 23

Zimbabwe

Relief reaches Zimbabwe's cyclone survivors as death toll rises

Bulldozers and road graders struggled through the night to clear obstructed roads after Cyclone Idai strands thousands.

Relief reaches Zimbabwe's cyclone survivors as death toll rises

Weather

80 people rescued as flooding worsens in Queensland, Australia

Tens of thousands more at risk as rain continues to pour on Townsville, Queensland.

Latin America

Peru mudslide kills at least 15 at wedding celebration

At least 34 wedding guests have been injured after the hotel's wall and roof collapsed in the city of Abancay.

Peru mudslide kills at least 15 at wedding celebration

Asia Pacific

Death toll in Philippines floods, landslides rises to 68

Authorities warn number of victims to increase as thousands are forced from their homes by the bad weather.

Death toll in Philippines floods, landslides rises to 68

Weather

El Nino triggers landslides in Peru, tornado in Argentina

The natural phenomenon, which occurs between November and March, has triggered severe weather in South America.

El Nino triggers landslides in Peru, tornado in Argentina

Brazil

Brazil landslide kills at least 10

At least four people are still missing after torrential rains caused the deadly mudslide in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil landslide: At least 10 dead in Rio de Janeiro's Niteroi

Hurricane

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico

Hurricane Willa is slated to hit heavily-populated areas on western Mexican shores, producing life-threatening floods.

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico

Weather

Mexico on alert as next tropical cyclone brews in Pacific

If the depression along the Gulf of Mexico turns into a tropical storm, it will be given the name Vicente.

Mexico on alert as next tropical cyclone brews in Pacific

Africa

Uganda buries its dead after landslide disaster

The search for survivors of the landslide near Mount Elgon continues, but villagers have begun to bury some of the 41 known dead in a type of tragedy that has become increasingly common in the area.