ARTICLES RELATING TO FLOODS

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.

Top India politician faces criticism over deadly floods

2015-12-06 15:28

A powerful Indian politician has been ridiculed over her role in deadly floods that have swept through her southern Tamil Nadu state, as frustration mounts over the disaster.

India blames industrialised nations for deadly floods

2015-12-05 18:56

Heavy rains in 100 years that spawned devastating floods in India's south are the result of greenhouse gas emissions pumped by developed nations into the atmosphere, its environment minister has said.

Edited pic of Modi butt of online jokes

2015-12-05 07:33

The Indian government's information wing was at the centre of creative jokes on Twitter after it tinkered with and briefly put out a photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi surveying floods in Tamil Nadu.

Floods turn India's Chennai into an island

2015-12-03 19:57

Flood relief and rescue operations are under way in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, as the death toll in the region's heaviest seasonal rains in 100 years reached 269.

 

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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UK army joins rescue teams amid severe flooding

2015-12-06 19:31

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

Airport reopens in India's flood-hit south

2015-12-06 12:51

India's main airport in flood-devastated Tamil Nadu state has reopened as emergency workers strove to help thousands of residents forced to flee their inundated homes.

18 die in India hospital as floods cut off power

2015-12-05 11:59

Severe floods that have hit the Indian state of Tamil Nadu have killed 18 hospital patients after rainwaters knocked out generators and switched off ventilators.

Five cars trapped in Ladysmith flash floods

2015-12-03 21:19

About six people were trapped inside their cars in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal when a heavy rain storm caused a flash flood in the area, IPSS Medical Rescue says.

India's Chennai grapples with fresh floods

2015-12-02 16:56

The southern Indian metropolis Chennai has been crippled by floods brought on by torrential rains that left thousands stranded in their homes and shut down the city's airport.

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