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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Monsoon

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Monsoon rain and flooding kills 140 people in a week in Pakistan
The fatalities raised the overall death toll from rain-related incidents since June to 478 in Pakistan.
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Monsoon rain wreaks further havoc in Karachi, killing 20 more people
About 30 inches of rain has fallen on the city since Sunday.
Red alert issued as heavy monsoon rain triggers fatal mudslide in India
At least 15 people have died, while 20 homes have been buried in Kerala state.
Monsoon and Accessorize to close four Irish stores
In total, 35 stores will be permanently closed in the UK and Ireland, with 545 job losses.
Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave
Yesterday, four members of the Wild Boars team were successfully brought out from the cave.
Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days
Rescuers officially began the hazardous operation to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach this morning.
Death toll rises to at least 57 as torrential downpours devastate Japan
More than two million Japanese citizens have been told to evacuate their homes.
12 children and their football coach trapped for two days in flooded Thai cave
Rescuers were sent to find them today.
Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200
At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.
Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods
“The PM needs time to take a break.”
Desperate search for survivors after landslide kills 23
There are fears the death toll could reach 150 – eight have been pulled alive from the mud but 23 have perished.
Rain halts exhumation of bodies of girls who were gang-raped and lynched
The girls’ families say police officers didn’t ask fast enough because they are from a lower caste.
Indian journalist defends TV report filed from shoulders of flood survivor
TV reporter Narayan Pargaien has faced worldwide criticism for endangering a survivor of monsoon flooding.
Photos: Rescuers race against time as India monsoon toll nears 600
Relief teams are working to rescue tens of thousands of people who have been left stranded after flash floods and landslides.
Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.
Irish arm of Monsoon Accessorize applies for examinership
The chain says attempts to renegotiate its commercial leases have been unsuccessful, but that it’s ‘business as usual’ for now.
Thailand: Death toll reaches 315 as Bangkok reinforces flood defences
Residents of Bangkok have been warned not to let down their defences, despite government insistence that the waters are easing.
Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam
Monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms across Asia have left more than 600 people dead or missing in recent weeks. Today, Vietnam has had to evacuate tens of thousands of people ahead of a tropical storm.
Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India
Areas in the north and east of the country have been affected with reports of as many as two million people being affected.
Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers
The popular high street retailer and pioneer of ethical fashion has uncovered evidence it has been benefiting from child labour in India.
At least 60 dead in India landslide
Heavy monsoon rains ravage northern India.
430 killed in Pakistan after intense three-day monsoons
The UN believes a million are affected – but can it expect American aid?