Australia extends state of disaster in areas affected by bushfires SYDNEY. KAZINFORM The state of Victoria in southeastern Australia on Thursday extended the state of disaster due to bushfires and urged the people to evacuate danger zones before the situation became more complicated in the coming days.
Death toll in Indonesia's capital floods rises to 43, 390,000 displaced JAKARTA. KAZINFORM The death toll in flooding that hit Indonesia's capital of Jakarta and its peripheral areas has risen to 43, with more than 390,000 people displaced, the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said on Friday.
90% of homes flooded in Typhoon Hagibis ineligible for gov't support TOKYO. KAZINFORM Flooding at levels of less than 1 meter made up more than 90 percent of the approximately 68,000 homes damaged by the destructive Typhoon Hagibis, the government said Wednesday, making the homeowners unlikely to receive financial support under current law.
Heavy rain forecast for Japan as repair work from typhoon continues TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japan's weather agency warned Friday of a secondary disaster in wide areas of the country already flooded by Typhoon Hagibis, as heavy downpours were forecast to hit over the weekend while recovery efforts continue.