ARTICLES RELATING TO FLOODING

New round of fatal floods in Peru

2017-03-16 22:04

A new round of unusually heavy rains has killed at least a dozen people in Peru and now threatens flooding in the capital.

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WATCH: Dad clings to twins; keeps them from drowning in flooded underpass

A couple from Brakpan and their 8-month-old twin boys narrowly escaped drowning in a subway in Brakpan after it flooded during a freakish storm.

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13 dead, thousands caught in flooding in central Indonesia

2017-02-11 13:09

Up to 40 000 people have been caught in severe flooding following days of torrential rain in central Indonesia, where the death toll from landslides on Bali resort island rose to 13.

Severe flooding in southern Thailand kills 14

2016-12-06 16:01

Severe flooding due to heavy rain in southern Thailand has killed 14 people, including five students

Torrential rains kill at least 19 on Indonesia's Java island

2016-09-21 10:00

Torrential rains have triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 19 villagers

Nearly 300 dead or missing from China flooding

2016-07-26 08:17

Torrential rain lashing northern China this week has left nearly 300 people dead or missing.

Torrential rain, surging river kills hikers in Taiwan

2016-06-07 06:45

Surging waters triggered by torrential rain has killed five people in Taiwan after they were swept away while hiking down a river canyon.

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Rushing floodwaters, sinking car in KZN

At least two people died in floods in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend. Watch as waters rush through a residential area.

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Climate change boosted 'once-a-century' floods

2016-02-01 22:32

Man-made climate change significantly enhanced the risk of the severe winter storms that ravaged southern England two years ago, according to a study.

31 dead, 20 000 families homeless in Kinshasa floods

2015-12-10 08:18

Anger has peaked in Kinshasa's slums as the poor grappled with little more than bare hands against torrential rains and flooding that have left 31 people dead and 20 000 families homeless.

 

Homeowners could be liable for neighbour's flood damage

2017-03-03 14:14

Property owners need to be aware that they are potentially exposed to additional liability in the case of flooding.

Panic ensues as dam evacuees grab what they can and flee

2017-02-14 11:27

Some of those evacuating over the threat of a spillway collapse at America's tallest dam grabbed pets and important papers.

5 dead, 5 rescued during Limpopo floods

2017-01-08 17:44

Polokwane police say Zimbabweans trying to cross the border are among five people who died and five rescued during flash floods in Limpopo.

Several people missing after flash flood hits Johannesburg

2016-11-09 23:19

Several people are still missing following Wednesday flash floods in Gauteng, Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department said.

More than 9 000 affected by flooding in Cape Town

2016-07-26 17:24

More than 9000 people have been badly affected by flooding and inclement weather, the City of Cape Town's disaster risk management unit said on Tuesday.

2 000 people affected by heavy rains in Cape Town

2016-07-06 14:15

About 2 000 Khayelitsha shackdwellers have been adversely affected following heavy rains, the City of Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management says.

Flooding triggers deadly landslides in China

2016-05-10 16:58

Days of heavy rain, blamed on El Nino, have brought disruption and devastation to several major Chinese cities.

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VIDEO FROM THE SCENE: Car washed away in Pretoria flash flood

Emergency personnel were struggling to retrieve a car swept away by midday on Thursday, 10 March 2016.

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Red flood alert in UK - government scrambling

2015-12-26 19:11

Heavy rains triggered floods in parts of England, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes and the deployment of the army.

Rain lashes Texas as Patricia nears

2015-10-24 08:18

Heavy rains have pelted Texas flooding Dallas streets and scrambling air transport as the National Weather Service placed almost all of the state of 27 million people under a flood watch.

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