Fatal flooding in Nairobi

2015-05-12 18:12

Flooding sparked by heavy rains have killed 12 people in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.


In today's headlines: SAHRC calls for a probe into xenophobia, no new information of the Stellenbosch murders has been released and floods ravage Mozambique. Watch.

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Floods in Niger kill 12, leave 1 000s hungry

2014-08-16 09:37

Heavy rains and flooding in western and central Niger have killed 12 people and left thousands without food or shelter.

Catastrophic floods hit Bosnia, Serbia

2014-05-16 22:12

Flooding from the heaviest rainfall in over a century in the Balkans claimed three lives in Bosnia, in what Serbia's premier called a horrible natural catastrophe.

11 dead due to flooding in Mpumalanga

2014-03-12 07:45

Police in the Mpumalanga region have released figures acknowledging that at least 11 people have been killed due to flooding.

Mozambique hit by flooding, evacuation called

2014-03-10 18:10

Flooding has struck parts of southern Mozambique prompting authorities to call on people to evacuate low lying areas.

Flood-hit Zim struggles to help families

2014-02-12 11:07

Zimbabwean authorities say they have only managed to move 36 families out of 2 230 in immediate danger after torrential rains caused the partial collapse of the Tokwe-Mukosi dam in Masvingo.

English homes swamped, transport flood chaos

2014-02-11 17:39

Hundreds more homes risk being swamped by floods in southeast England after the River Thames burst its banks and one of the country's busiest rail routes was severely disrupted.

Britons rescued as flood crisis deepens

2014-02-06 16:59

Britain is being lashed by more heavy rain as firefighters rescued people from flooded homes and Prime Minister David Cameron scrambled to deal with the crisis.

Flash flood engulfs Indonesian boat

2014-01-26 08:01

A flash flood has surged down a mountain and capsized a boat on the coast of a northern Indonesian island, leaving two people dead and 27 missing.


Mozambique cholera epidemic spreads

2015-02-16 19:13

The cholera epidemic in Mozambique that broke out after widespread flooding has climbed is getting worse.

Raging floods kill over 440 in Pakistan, India

2014-09-09 20:46

Raging floods in Pakistan, India have killed over 440 people and hundreds of thousands may have to flee.

Bosnia hit by fresh flooding

2014-08-08 22:02

Police in Bosnia is searching for two people swept away during the second bout of torrential rainfall since May, when the Balkans were hit by the worst floods in more than a century.

Rain, flooding claim 32 lives

2014-03-17 14:45

Thirty-two people have died due to heavy rain and flooding in five provinces in the past two weeks, the co-operative governance and traditional affairs department says.

North West flood warning

2014-03-11 23:23

The North West government has issued a flood warning across its municipalities as the rain continues.

Aid short 100 days after Philippine typhoon

2014-02-15 16:02

An enormous need for assistance remains unmet 100 days since one of the most powerful typhoons on record devastated the eastern Philippines.

Flood-hit Zimbabwe seeks $20m in aid

2014-02-11 20:39

Zimbabwean authorities have launched an international appeal for $20m to help around 20 000 people displaced by flooding following torrential rains.

Thames breaches its banks near London

2014-02-10 15:26

Villages along the Thames have been swamped as the river surges in Britain's latest bout of flooding.

Flooded UK villages ignite climate debate

2014-02-03 21:11

Southwest England has been inundated by floodwaters for a month, a crisis which has re-ignited the climate debate.

Heavy rain causes havoc

2014-01-08 21:48

Heavy rainfall has caused severe flooding, with a man feared to have been swept away by flood water in the Western Cape.

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