Two Bangladeshis die taking flood selfies as crisis worsens

2017-08-17 11:36

Two Bangladeshi teenagers have died taking selfies in raging floodwaters, officials said Thursday, as the death toll from fresh monsoon downpours reached 56 with nearly five million affected.

Floods in Thailand's northeast kill 23

2017-08-02 15:19

Heavy rains have brought some of the worst floods for years to Thailand's rural northeast where 23 people have died over the past month.

4 killed, 6 missing in India's Gujarat amid monsoon floods

2017-07-16 13:35

Heavy monsoon flooding has killed four people in western India, officials say, with grave fears held for at least six others still missing following torrential downpours.

Durban woman declared dead nearly a year after being swept away in floods

2017-07-12 14:24

After being swept away in a flood almost a year ago, Durban North resident Brenda Scriven has officially been declared dead.

WATCH: Deadly floods hit Nigeria, '8 family members feared dead'

2017-07-11 10:14

At least eight family members are reportedly feared dead following a major flood disaster in Sulej town, Nigeria over the weekend.

Japan floods death toll rises to 18

2017-07-09 10:49

The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 18, officials have said, as rescue teams continued their search for survivors.

Deadly floods in southern Japan force hundreds to flee

2017-07-06 07:29

Troops working to rescue families stranded by flooding that has left two people dead in southern Japan.

Heavy rain in Southern China causes floods, killing at least 56

2017-07-04 15:19

Chinese authorities say least 56 people have been killed and 22 are missing as heavy rains pummel southern China, flooding rivers and towns, cutting off power and halting traffic

Floods in Uruguay send almost 6 000 fleeing homes

2017-06-13 06:17

Flooding in South America has forced almost 6 000 people to flee their homes along the Uruguay River, authorities have said.

Storm set to intensify – Western Cape government

2017-06-07 09:25

The cold front making its way through the Western Cape has not yet reached its peak, provincial authorities say.


Rescuers pull out 46 bodies after landslide hits India

2017-08-14 07:02

Soldiers and volunteers are resuming rescue operations after pulling 46 bodies from the mud left by a landslide that trapped two buses in northern India.

Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16

2017-07-25 15:51

Officials say heavy monsoon rains are lashing western India, including the desert state of Rajasthan, killing at least 16 people this week, with more than 24,000 villagers evacuated to higher ground

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Japan floods death toll rises to 25

2017-07-11 11:10

The death toll from torrential rains and flooding that swept through Japan's south has reached 25, the government said Tuesday, as rescue teams battled through thick mud to rescue more than 100 still stranded.

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6 killed, 20 missing in muddy Japan floods

2017-07-07 12:40

Rescue workers have found four more bodies in southern Japan, bringing the death toll from heavy rainfalls to six, with about 20 more missing.

Monsoon floods kill 20 in India, leave thousands homeless

2017-07-05 14:14

Heavy rains since the start of India's monsoon season triggered floods and landslides in India's northeast, causing at least 20 deaths and forcing 400,000 people to leave flooded homes

Deadly floods hit central, southern China

2017-07-03 18:51

Rainstorms have triggered floods across central and southern China, forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes and leaving more than two dozen dead or missing, state media reported.

Declare my mom dead, says grieving daughter

2017-06-08 12:22

Eleven months after Durban North resident Brenda Scriven was washed away in flood waters, her family has taken the heart-breaking decision to begin the legal process to have her declared dead.

Western Cape 'prepares for the worst' as major storm approaches

2017-06-06 15:55

The Western Cape Disaster Management centre has been activated and the South African National Defence Force has been placed on standby as the provincial government prepares for a major cold front approaching the province.

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