• In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016 photo, a Sri Lankan landslide survivor caries her dog as she walks on the mud after a landslide in Elangipitiya village in Aranayaka about 72 kilometers (45 miles) north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Soldiers and police used sticks and bare hands Wednesday to dig through enormous piles of mud covering houses in three villages hit by massive landslides in central Sri Lanka, with hundreds of families reported missing. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)

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    A landslide survivor carried her dog through mud in Sri Lanka, where heavy rains and flooding killed dozens of people and swamped thousands of homes in the capital.

  • Bangladeshi men pull a loaded cart through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, May 21, 2016. A cyclone unleashed heavy rain and strong winds on Bangladesh's southern coastal region on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes. Mixing of rain water and toxic waste from industries has turned water into green. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)

    Bangladesh avoids high death toll with cyclone evacuation

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Tens of thousands of Bangladeshis returned Monday to wind-battered villages and rain-soaked fields after a strong storm pummeled the coast and killed at least 26 people over the weekend.

  • This June 13, 2007 file photo shows a morel mushroom in a blackened forest near Conconully, Wash. From flames come fungi. That means mushroom hunters are checking maps outlining last year's many Northwest wildfires before heading into forests this month, searching for the easily identifiable and woodsy-tasting morels. (Don Seabrook/The Wenatchee World via AP, File)

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — From flames come fungi.

  • A villager carries his belonging during an evacuation following the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Gamber village, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Sunday, May 22, 2016. The volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash on Saturday, killing several villagers, oficials said. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

    Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 6 people

    GAMBER, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia rose to seven on Sunday, with two other people in critical condition, as an official warned of more eruptions.

  • In this image made from video, hot clouds of ash rise from Mount Sinabung, in Tanah Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, May 21, 2016. The volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash as it erupted on Saturday, killing and injuring a number of villagers. (AP Photo/APTN)

    Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 3 villagers

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers have found more bodies after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia, raising the death toll to six, an official said Sunday.

  • In this May 22, 2011 file photo, emergency personnel walk through a severely damaged neighborhood after a tornado hit Joplin, Mo. A sky-darkening storm was working its way into southwest Missouri around dinnertime on a Sunday evening of May 22, 2011, zeroing in on the city of Joplin. Forecasters knew the storm's potential was fierce and gave early warnings. Then, as storm sirens blared, one of the nation's deadliest tornados hit _ leveling a miles-wide swath of Joplin and leaving 161 people dead. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

    Survivors of tornado that leveled Missouri city look back

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A sky-darkening storm was working its way into southwest Missouri around dinnertime on a Sunday evening, zeroing in on the city of Joplin.

  • A Sri Lankan man crosses a submerged road in Wellampitiya, outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 20, 2016. The weeklong rains have caused chaos across Sri Lanka, unleashing deadly landslides and driving tens of thousands from their homes. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

    Boats deliver aid, pick up sick in flooded Sri Lanka capital

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Hundreds of small boats navigated deep floodwaters that have inundated thousands of homes in the Sri Lankan capital to deliver aid and rescue the elderly and sick from rooftops, as forecasters warned Friday of more heavy rain.

  • In this May 10, 2016, photo, a Shepard drinks water on the dry bed of Manjara Dam, which supplies water to Latur and nearby villages in Marathwada region, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Failed monsoons play havoc with millions of farmers in central India leading to crippling poverty and soaring suicides. Some 400 farmers have killed themselves so far this year in the parched Marathwada region, which is home to about 19 million people.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

    Crippling drought in central India leaves millions on brink

    DEVADI VILLAGE, India (AP) — For two years the farmer was hopeful. He borrowed hundreds of thousands of rupees (thousands of dollars) to build a pipeline that connected a local dam to his fields of cotton and sugarcane. Two years ago the water stopped. The debts kept growing.

  • In this May 9, 2016, photo, a worker fills water in one of the many tanks of the Jaldoot water train at the Miraj railway station, Miraj, 340 kilometers (212 miles) from Latur, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Many trains pull into Latur's railroad station but none is as eagerly awaited as this train that pulls into the parched town in the dead of the night. That train called "Jaldoot" or the Messenger of Water brings millions of liters of the precious liquid that the drought-plagued central Indian district so desperately needs. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

    Train brings water to a drought-hit region in central India

    LATUR, India (AP) — Many trains pull into Latur’s railroad station, but none is as eagerly awaited as the train that pulls into the parched town in the dead of the night.

  • Sri Lankan villagers and army soldiers gather at the site of a landslide in Elangapitiya village in Aranayaka, some 72 kilometers (45 miles) north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Heavy rains Thursday continued to pound the central Sri Lankan region where at least three villages have already been swallowed by mountains of mud, forcing army soldiers and police to suspend rescue work. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

    Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: ‘All I could do was scream’

    ELANGAPITIYA VILLAGE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers resumed the slow and difficult search Friday for hundreds of people missing after landslides swallowed three hillside villages in central Sri Lanka, a dangerous effort as continuing rain kept the ground unstable and the risk of more mudslides a constant threat.