3 die in North West floods

2017-02-23 06:04

Flash floods in North West have killed three people, North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says.

Disaster management teams deployed following heavy KZN rains

2017-02-22 15:58

Various disaster management teams have been deployed in KwaZulu-Natal following torrential rains, says the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs.

Rescuers use jet ski to save man and child from flooded river

2017-02-22 12:03

Paramedics have been kept busy around Gauteng, attending to several reports of flooded roads, vehicles swept into rivers, and stranded motorists.

Farmers, cops save kids from bus stuck in floodwaters

2017-02-22 10:02

Free State farmers and police struggled for hours to save a busload of schoolchildren after the vehicle got stuck in floodwaters on a low-water bridge.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred lashes northern Australia

2017-02-20 18:00

Damaging winds and life-threatening floods in Australia have forced people from their homes around the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Dineo aftermath: Stranded Zimbabwe families 'airlifted to safety' (PICS)

2017-02-20 10:23

Two Air Force of Zimbabwe helicopters were deployed to airlift to safety at least 50 families stranded by floods this weekend in the southern district of Tsholotsho, a minister says.

Avalanche kills seven in northern Pakistan

2017-02-19 16:22

At least seven labourers in northern Pakistan have died after they were trapped by an avalanche and efforts are underway to free four more trapped beneath the snow.

Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

2017-02-18 11:30

Cyclone Dineo injured 55 and displaced more than 100 000 as it battered southern Mozambique, according to natural disasters agencies.

Dineo won't hit Gauteng, Free State - Weather Service

2017-02-17 22:25

The SA Weather Service has dismissed claims circulating on social media that cyclone Dineo will hit Gauteng and the Free State.

LATEST: Cyclone Dineo kills 7 in southern Mozambique

2017-02-17 11:44

Officials in Mozambique say seven people have died and thousands of homes have been destroyed in a tropical cyclone.


1000s flee, freeway shut in flooding near San Francisco

2017-02-22 17:08

Rising floodwaters have sent at least 14 000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway.

Flooding causes accidents on KZN north coast

2017-02-22 12:10

Emergency services on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast are being kept busy dealing with motor accidents caused by heavy flooding.

WATCH: Dramatic footage shows floods sweeping through SA

Flood warnings have been issued for the eastern parts of Eastern Cape, southern KwaZulu-Natal, the southern and western parts of the Free State and eastern Northern Cape, and Johannesburg and its surrounding areas.

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Tropical storm Dineo: Rescue under way for at least 100 Zimbabweans still stranded by floods

2017-02-21 13:00

Another 100 people are to be airlifted to safety from a flood-hit district of southern Zimbabwe after a river burst its banks in the wake of tropical storm Dineo.

Flash floods, rain warning for large parts of SA

2017-02-20 17:27

The South African Weather Service has cautioned that the rainy weather experienced over the weekend is set to continue throughout the week.

Nicaragua mulls climate-chance resistant coffee

2017-02-19 23:16

With climate change threatening crops in many parts of the world, Nicaragua is turning to a robust variety of coffee bean to protect one of its key exports.

At least four killed in California storm

2017-02-18 22:12

A severe storm pounding southern and central California has reportedly killed at least four people and caused flash floods.

PICS: 'This will not be the end', Moz lodge owners vow to rebuild after Dineo

2017-02-18 07:10

Mozambican lodge owners are trying to put a brave face on the devastation wreaked by tropical storm Dineo - but the road to rebuilding these dream holiday destinations is going to be long.

WATCH: Killed by Dineo, a dolphin lies alone on windswept Moz coast

2017-02-17 13:00

A pod of dolphins beached by tropical storm Dineo on the coast of Mozambique were spinner dolphins, a lodge says, adding that at least eight died, including babies.

Cyclone Dineo: Over 200 cases of cholera in Mozambique

2017-02-17 10:17

Along with the havoc wreaked by tropical storm Dineo, Mozambique has also been hit by a cholera epidemic, with 216 confirmed cases of the diarrhoeal disease and one death in three cities, a report says.

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