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Torrential rain, floods paralyse Albania; 1 person dead

2017-12-01 20:15

At least 1 person has died during heavy rainfall that flooded many parts of Albania, paralysing its ports and causing flights from its only international airport to be suspended, authorities say.

Fire, rescue team help people cross flooded river

2017-10-20 06:00

When the Umkomaas River in Kokstad overflowed, the fire and rescue team helped people to cross it and municipal graders diverted water from below the bridge.

KZN storm declared a provincial disaster

2017-10-12 13:25

The KwaZulu-Natal government has officially declared the brutal storm that devastated several districts across the province a provincial disaster.

Floods and landslides kill 37, leave 40 missing in Vietnam

2017-10-12 08:41

Floods and landslides after a tropical depression have killed at least 37 people, left another 40 missing and damaged homes and crops in northern and central Vietnam.

Mud swallows DJ's new car in Durban storm

2017-10-11 13:45

A Durban DJ has been left traumatised after his brand new BMW M3 was washed away near the Durban Harbour during the torrential storm that hit the city and its surrounding areas.

Deadly Nate bears down on Mexico, US

2017-10-07 11:25

Nate has reached hurricane status as it bore down on popular Mexican beach resorts and headed for the US Gulf Coast after dumping heavy rains on Central America and leaving at least 28 people dead.

Flood warning for Joburg as 'thunderstorm season' strikes

2017-10-05 14:07

Residents in Johannesburg have been warned to take extra precautions, as heavy rainfall could result in localised flooding.

Niger: Thousands left without homes after severe flooding

2017-09-21 15:30

Tens of thousands of people have been left homeless in Niger after months of severe flooding.

'It's devastating' - Florida residents stunned by Irma's destruction

2017-09-12 08:21

Witness account as Florida residents have got a first look of the destruction mega-storm Irma caused as it swept over the state, leaving virtually no area of the peninsula untouched.

IRMA: Dawn brings 1st glimpse of destruction

2017-09-11 21:56

After days of bracing for Hurricane Irma, many in the monster storm's path have had their first glimpse of its destruction.

 

Flooding in western Saudi Arabia forces schools to shut

2017-11-21 20:43

Saudi schools, universities have been closed after flooding in city of Jiddah, kingdom's Red Sea coastal regions.

#SAStorms: Light thunderstorms expected for KZN - AS IT HAPPENED

2017-10-12 14:02

The SA Weather Service says over the next six days, KZN can expect light thunderstorms, while no storms are expected in Gauteng.

KZN counts storm cost

2017-10-12 12:45

Durban on Wednesday awoke to never- before­-scenes of chaos and destruction.

KZN storm 'like a scene out of Armageddon'

2017-10-11 13:45

Terrified Durban residents have described a massive storm that wreaked havoc in the city and surrounding areas as being like a scene out of Armageddon.

Heavy storms batter SA: Here’s how to handle flooded roads

2017-10-11 06:44

Parts of Johannesburg and Durban have been battered by heavy storms. Here's how to deal with severe weather and flooded roads.

WATCH: Why you shouldn't drive a Porsche through a heavily flooded street

2017-10-06 20:52

When there are heavy rains, driving your vehicle through flooded roads is incredibly dangerous. Watch as a determined Porsche driver attempts the impossible...

Severe weather – time for insurers to adapt to winds of change

2017-10-05 08:10

Insurance companies have seen a dramatic increase in claims as properties and businesses are damaged by an increasing number of fires, storms and floods.

Aircraft carrier rushed to hurricane-battered Keys

2017-09-12 13:12

Authorities have sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to hurricane-battered Florida to help with search-and-rescue operations.

2 die in landslides after Philippines hit with heavy rains

2017-09-12 07:10

A tropical depression dumped heavy rains overnight in the Philippines, flooding metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces and causing a landslide in the north that killed two brothers.

Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Irma

2017-09-10 07:22

Hurricane Irma toppled houses and a museum, flooded coastal cities and destroyed crops as it raked Cuba's northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean in a trail of destruction that has left 22 people dead so far

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