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Philippine settlement submerged by dam reappears due to drought

The ruins in the middle of Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija province are a tourist draw, even as the region swelters in extreme heat

As El Niño bites, Indonesians grapple with record-high rice prices

El Niño's dry weather has hit Indonesian rice supplies causing record price rises for consumers and crop failures for farmers

Drought in Sri Lanka devastates farmland and fuels poaching

As rice production declines, an imminent shortage is anticipated, which will likely result in sharp price hike

Taiwan tribe despairs as drought shrinks bamboo crop

But for the third year in a row, the government is providing subsidies to farmers not to plant their crops -- a sign of the severe water needs

Heat wave blasts Southeast Asia – a likely pattern for the...

Record high temperatures scorch the region due to a mix of natural and human factors

Iraq’s Garden of Eden now ‘like a desert’

The reputed home of the biblical Garden of Eden, Iraq's swamplands have been battered by three years of drought and low rainfall

Asia suffered hottest year on record in 2020, says UN

Extreme weather and climate change impacts across Asia in 2020 caused the loss of life of thousands of people

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