Anyone care to comment as to why this area f the world is receiving so many calamities? Asian Flood
Asia floods kill 20, displace 170,000 17 minutes ago
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Heavy rains in parts of Malaysia and Indonesia unleashed floods that killed at least 20 people and forced 170,000 others to abandon their homes.
At least 13 people were killed and 14 others were missing in torrential rains that swept Indonesia's provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra, officials and news reports said Saturday. More than 80,000 villagers were forced from their homes in the two provinces.
Officials in southern Malaysia said heavy rains had killed seven people and displaced more than 90,000 others over the past week.