ARTICLES RELATING TO FLOODS

Heavy rains shut Chile's El Teniente copper mine

2016-04-19 11:56

Chile's state-run mining company Codelco says that operations at its El Teniente copper mine have been suspended after torrential rains over the weekend caused heavy flooding.

12 feared dead as Malawian city hit by floods

2016-04-11 12:30

Twelve people are believed to have died in the Malawian city of Mzuzu following heavy rains that have lashed the area.

Body of motorist swept away in Pretoria floods recovered

2016-03-11 12:47

The body of 40-year-old Leon Strydom, whose vehicle was swept away during heavy floods in Pretoria, has been recovered.

Serbia declares state of emergency over floods

2016-03-10 23:25

Serbia declared a state of emergency amid widespread flooding as it was deluged by heavy rains triggered by unusually high temperatures.

Diepsloot residents demand bridge over deadly river

2016-03-08 12:50

Over 480 people have called on the City of Johannesburg to build a footbridge at the tributary where 6-year-old Angel Sibanda lost her life in a flash flood.

Cameron sends in more troops to help with UK floods

2015-12-28 07:54

British Prime Minister David Cameron has sent hundreds more troops into northern England to help exhausted residents and emergency workers fight back rising river waters after weeks of heavy rain.

Death toll climbs as more floods threaten Philippines

2015-12-19 07:25

Heavy rains have pummelled the entire Philippines, threatening to aggravate flooding that has prompted the government to declare a state of "national calamity".

Bodies of pair swept away by flood found

2015-12-15 09:30

The bodies of the two people who went missing during Weenen’s flash flood last week have been found.

Cameron set to visit flood-hit areas amid criticism

2015-12-07 18:27

British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to visit flood-hit areas in England and Scotland amid criticism that £45m spent on flood defences after major floods in 2005, failed to hold back the deluge in Cumbria, the hardest-hit county.

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WATCH: Aerial footage shows extensive UK flooding

Britain's army was called in to help people evacuate from their homes over the weekend, as stormy weather left parts of the country severely flooded.

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Floods, landslides leave 6 missing in eastern Indonesia

2016-04-18 18:00

Rain-triggered floods and landslides have left six villagers missing in eastern Indonesia.

WATCH: Lion swept away by floods in Kenya

2016-04-05 12:12

A video showing a lion being carried away by floods, reportedly at the Nairobi National Park, has gone viral.

Search resumes for motorist swept away in Pretoria floods

2016-03-11 10:36

Police divers in Pretoria have resumed the search for the motorist who was swept away during flooding caused by heavy rains.

PICS: Spar near Kruger Park flooded

2016-03-10 14:03

Pictures have emerged of a Spar in Komatipoort, south of the Kruger National Park, completely flooded. Certain roads in Kruger National Park were closed on Thursday due to the high water volumes.

Bikers help police after UK floods

2015-12-30 14:02

As night falls in the flood-ravaged villages of Yorkshire in northern England, bikers dressed in black leather jackets begin their patrol against looters.

State of calamity declared in Philippines after storms

2015-12-19 13:30

At least 35 people have been killed after typhoon and subsequent tropical depression cause widespread flooding in the Philippines.

Heavy rain causes Jo'burg flooding

2015-12-17 22:37

Heavy rain has caused flooding in the Benoni area, on Johannesburg's East Rand.

Two bodies still missing after flash flood in Weenen

2015-12-11 09:15

Police are still searching for the two people who went missing in a flash flood in Weenen, KwaZulu-Natal.

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VIDEO: Chennai under water as floods continue in southeast India

Thousands of residents have been rescued in Tamil Nadu since record rains last week worsened flooding that has claimed nearly 300 lives across the state since November 9.

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PICS: Floods wreak havoc in northern England, India

2015-12-07 08:51

Several floods around the world over the weekend have caused severe damage in both northern England and India.

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