Ice sheets are melting far faster than we thought — in a worst-case climate breakdown, coastal cities like New York and Shanghai would be swamped

2019-05-22 09:13

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.

Mozambique families count cyclone cost

2019-04-28 14:26

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.

WATCH: Drone footage shows plastic pollution on KZN beaches

2019-04-25 20:19

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 confirmed dead in KZN floods - reports

2019-04-24 08:40

At least 51 people have been confirmed dead following heavy rains and flooding in KwaZulu-Natal, according to reports.


2019-02-13 13:22

Ekurhuleni's Disaster and Emergency Management Services department (DEMS) has alerted residents to be on the lookout for possible floods this week.

Polokwane mops up after heavy storm

2019-01-12 21:37

Heavy rain in Polokwane has flooded some streets and one of the local malls busy with mopping up operations.

This video is going viral for showing dozens of salmon crossing a busy road

2018-11-07 21:46

The surreal video shows dozens of fish furiously swimming across a flooded US highway.

800 000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

2018-08-19 21:55

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.

Bodies of 17 recovered after Laos dam disaster - official

2018-07-25 13:28

The bodies of 17 people have been recovered after flash floods caused by a dam breach in southern Laos, says a Thai consular official at the scene.

WATCH: Snow transforms Cape mountains into winter wonderland

A cold front has brought freezing temperatures to parts of the Western Cape, carpeting high-lying areas with a thick blanket of snow in the early hours of Monday morning. Watch.

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'We are losing everything': Flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique

2019-04-29 08:21

Floodwaters triggered by Cyclone Kenneth's heavy rains rage in parts of Mozambique, causing homes to collapse.

Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth

2019-04-28 10:13

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.

'It was important to come' - Ramaphosa as relief funds released for flood-stricken areas

2019-04-24 14:30

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.

Severe storm dumps massive rain on SA - KZN, Northern Cape worst affected

2019-04-23 11:51

The South African Weather Service has issued a number of severe warnings for SA as a weather system dumps rain across the country.

WATCH: Joburg trolley pushers help pedestrians cross flooded road - for a fee of course

2019-01-22 19:06

Enterprising Joburgers came to the rescue of stranded pedestrians looking to cross a flooded street near the Noord Street taxi rank. Watch.

Forever Resorts' Badplaas stays open despite damage by flash floods

2018-12-28 22:04

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.

Kerala floods: ‘My daughter was my world’

2018-08-27 15:42

This devastated mom lost her daughter when their home collapsed on her during the Kerala floods.

A Swedish city's train station flooded, and some residents turned it into a swimming pool

2018-07-31 21:00

On Instagram, several people posted photos suggesting that there can be plenty of imaginative uses for public spaces — even when they flood.

WATCH: More than 200 killed in Japan flash floods

An estimated 200 people have died and dozens are still missing after flash floods hit Japan, forcing more than two million residents to evacuate their homes. Watch.

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