2. Biden to announce federal funding for Mississippi tornado recovery
U.S. President Joe Biden will announce that the federal government will cover for 30 days the full cost of Mississippi’s emergency measures in response to last week’s storm that killed 26 people, a White House official said.
3. Death toll from Ecuador landslide rises to 17, over 70 missing
At least 17 people have died from a landslide triggered by heavy rains in Ecuador’s Andean region, sweeping down over parts of the city of Alausi, authorities said, as the death toll increased and 72 people remained missing.
4.Wildfires ravage Spain’s Asturias as temperatures hit record highs
More than 100 wildfires broke out in Spain’s northern Asturias region, most of them started on purpose by arsonists and others, authorities said, as temperatures soared to record highs.
5. Tunisia cuts off water supply at night amid severe drought
Tunisian authorities have started cutting off drinking water at night in areas of the capital and other cities, residents said, in what appears to be a bid to reduce consumption amid a severe drought.