Rain, floods after hurricane:
Rescue efforts continue
Rescue teams scoured eastern Mexico in search for
victims Saturday after Hurricane Karl hit the area, claiming two
lives and battering it with heavy winds and rains. But even though
it came ashore as a powerful category three hurricane, it quickly
dissipated over local mountain ranges.
India train crash kills 13
Two trains collided in bad weather in central
India Monday in an early morning accident that left 13 dead and
dozens injured, railway and police officials told AFP.. The crash
occurred in the Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh, about 350
kilometres from state capital Bhopal, when a goods train smashed
into a passenger train waiting at a station in heavy rain.
WB urges Pakistan :
Use flood aid responsibly
The World Bank and the United States Sunday
urged Pakistan to take steps to reassure donor countries that it is
capable of using their flood aid responsibly and transparently and
that it can enact reforms. Massive flooding in Pakistan began in
late July and swept through the country, leaving an area almost the
size of England under water.