The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in India climbed to 159, officials said on Sunday, with rescuers searching for dozens more missing.
Experts say climate change has caused the annual deluge to increase in frequency and intensity.
In Maharashtra state, 149 people have been killed, including more than 40 in a large landslide that hit the hillside village of Taliye some 250km (155 miles) south-east of Mumbai on Thursday.
In landslide and flood-affected Satara district, 28 more bodies were found, taking the toll to 41.
Three people have been killed and five injured in accidents caused by heavy monsoon rains and strong winds in the Philippines.
Nearly 25,000 people were also displaced by floods and landslides amid days of continuous torrential rains since last week, the national disaster agency said.
A major typhoon has hit China’s eastern coast just days after deadly floods devastated parts of the country.
Typhoon In-Fa, known in China as Yanhua, made landfall in the city of Zhoushan at 12:30 local time (04:30 GMT), state media reported.
Transport links are suspended, and people have been told to stay indoors.
Japan’s Olympic programme is bracing for storms affecting the games.
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