Severe storms lash New Zealand’s South Island

2017-07-22 16:07

State of emergency declared as floods and mudslides batter southeast coast of Pacific Island nation.

Keep saving water while it rains - Western Cape government

2017-07-17 14:07

Western Cape MEC Anton Bredell has urged consumers not to revert to using water wastefully, as dam levels are still recovering.

9 dead, boy missing in flash flood in Arizona swim hole

2017-07-17 09:52

A rural fire chief says at least four people were found dead and about a dozen more are missing after flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona.

Climate change deepens threat to Pacific island wildlife

2017-07-14 22:30

Land mammals and reptiles in the Pacific islands facing extinction due to habitat loss, hunting and other threats, could be decimated by climate change, a study has shown.

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.

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.

Cyprus' record heatwave claims lives of two

2017-07-03 21:46

Officials say a heatwave on the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus where temperatures have hit record highs has claimed the lives of two women.

One dead as rain storms lash Germany

2017-06-22 21:59

Heavy summer storms in northern Germany have killed a man when a tree crashed onto his car, while railway services were crippled and a tornado was seen near Hamburg.

Heavy rains kill 14 in Niger, 11 in Ivory Coast

2017-06-17 07:16

At least 14 people, mostly children, have died in Niger and 11 in Ivory Coast after heavy rains this week triggered landslides and caused homes to collapse, the UN and local officials say.

Bangladesh landslides toll continues to rise

2017-06-14 13:35

The death toll from massive landslides triggered by heavy rains has risen to 132 with firefighters, police and soldiers struggling to reach the remote southeastern districts.


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WATCH: Flurries of snow captured on Table Mountain

Flurries of snow falling on Table Mountain were captured on Sunday afternoon, as a cold snap hit the Western Cape and other parts of South Africa this weekend. Watch.

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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.

Record-breaking Spain heatwave kills road crew worker

2017-07-14 05:49

Spain has baked in a record-breaking heatwave which was blamed for the death of a road crew worker and is suspected of leaving another man in critical condition.

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.

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.

Pennsylvania flash flood takes man's life; rail cars derail

2017-06-23 16:03

Flash flooding in western Pennsylvania has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars.

Huge repair bill for schools following Cape storms and fires

2017-06-19 15:32

The Cape storm and the inferno which hit the Southern Cape have resulted in damages worth millions of rand to schools across the province, Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer has said.

California still digging out snowy roads

2017-06-16 12:30

Crews are still working to remove snow from roads through two national parks in California despite the summer and a heat wave approaching.

Spain sizzles as temperatures rise

2017-06-13 20:07

Spain is sizzling as June temperatures rise far above normal, while holidaymakers have packed beaches and some try to seek shelter where possible.

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