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The Turkish government has called for the evacuation of a 12,000-year-old city, which is about to get flooded with water from the Tigris River.
Seven people were "swept away" by flash floods, which were caused by a deluge of rain, on Sunday. Six bodies have been found so far.
Scientists have underestimated how much sea levels will rise by 2100. A new study shows that oceans could rise by almost 2 metres, swamping coastal cities.
Soaking mattresses, bent corrugated iron sheets, some wooden chairs and two slender chickens are about all that Assan Madal and his wife Maria Mendosa were able salvage from the wreckage of their wood and mud home.
Drone footage has laid bare the scale of the plastic pollution on KwaZulu-Natal beaches, following the deadly floods that hit the province this week. Watch.
At least 51 people have been confirmed dead following heavy rains and flooding in KwaZulu-Natal, according to reports.
Ekurhuleni's Disaster and Emergency Management Services department (DEMS) has alerted residents to be on the lookout for possible floods this week.
Heavy rain in Polokwane has flooded some streets and one of the local malls busy with mopping up operations.
The surreal video shows dozens of fish furiously swimming across a flooded US highway.
Officials say around 800 000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state.
South African National Parks in the Wilderness is bracing for heavy rains, following an advisory from the South African Weather Service.
Dorian's storm surge could flood coastal communities in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina with 4 to 7 feet of water.
Floodwaters triggered by Cyclone Kenneth's heavy rains rage in parts of Mozambique, causing homes to collapse.
Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has visited affected areas that were ravaged by floods in the KwaZulu-Natal area on Wednesday, conveying condolences to those who lost loved ones while also assessing damages caused by the floods.
The South African Weather Service has issued a number of severe warnings for SA as a weather system dumps rain across the country.
Enterprising Joburgers came to the rescue of stranded pedestrians looking to cross a flooded street near the Noord Street taxi rank. Watch.
Mop-up operations at Forever Resorts' Badplaas are underway after some of the resort's facilities were damaged in flash floods that were the result of heavy rain.
This devastated mom lost her daughter when their home collapsed on her during the Kerala floods.
On Instagram, several people posted photos suggesting that there can be plenty of imaginative uses for public spaces — even when they flood.
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