1. Mawsynram, India (11,871mm annual rainfall) | 2. Cherrapunji, India (11,777) | 3. Tutendo, Colombia (11,770) | 4. Cropp River, New Zealand (11,516) | 5. Bioko, Equatorial Guinea (10,450) | Source: Daily Telegraph
Two skiers have become the latest victims of the extreme weather hitting the Alps. The amount of snow falling has broken records in several ski resorts.
The storm has made landfall on Thailand's south coast, unleashing gusting winds and surging waves and causing one death. Officials, fearing it could be the worst storm in decades, evacuated thousands ahead of time.
Puerto Rico, Honduras and Myanmar have topped a 173-nation ranking of countries most affected by climate disasters. Extreme weather caused record damage in 2017, and developing nations bear the brunt, authors say.
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