Joburg flash floods: Pupils rescued from bus, authorities on high alert

2020-02-28 22:19

Authorities are monitoring low-lying areas around Johannesburg for possible flooding following a heavy downpour.

Weather warning: Heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding hit Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

2020-02-18 12:37

The South African Weather Service warns of heavy rain to hit the eastern parts of South Africa.

Torrential rains, floods kill dozens in Madagascar

2020-01-26 15:01

At least 31 killed and thousands displaced by heavy rains and flooding in southern African island nation, officials say.

Indonesia floods leave two dozen dead, several missing - official

2020-01-02 10:44

Indonesia's disaster agency has warned of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least 23 and left vast swaths of the megalopolis underwater.

Mamelodi flood victim dies

2019-12-23 10:51

One of the victims of the floods that hit Mamelodi northeast of Pretoria earlier this month has died.

PICS: Mamelodi floods: 'I watched as my shack was swept away'

2019-12-11 15:48

For more than 180 families whose homes were destroyed by the flash floods in Mamelodi, Pretoria, starting afresh is the only option.

Gauteng floods: One person dead, another missing

2019-12-10 12:58

At least one person has died and another is missing as a result of the flooding that hit Tshwane.

SANDF brought in to help rescue 150 people from flooded Mamelodi church

2019-12-09 20:49

About 150 people who were trapped in a church in Mamelodi following flash floods that hit parts of the area have been rescued.

WATCH | Heavy rains, flooding lash drought-stricken Upington

2019-12-05 22:38

Despite heavy flooding, residents of Upington in the Northern Cape have welcomed heavy rains as the area is in the midst of a drought.

Three women drown rescuing dogs in Slovakia floods

2019-11-15 05:24

Three women have drowned in a flash flood as they tried to rescue dogs from an inundated animal shelter in central Slovakia, the prime minister says.


PICS | Mamelodi flood victims protest at Gauteng SOPA, saying Premier Makhura broke his promise to relocate them

2020-02-25 12:11

Around 100 Mamelodi residents have demanded that Gauteng Premier David Makhura consider them during his State of the Province Address, as they wait to be relocated as promised.

PICS | Kruger Park closes roads and other facilities following heavy rains

2020-02-12 09:21

As a precautionary measure, gravel roads and remote camps mostly in the north of the park have temporarily been closed and guests booked in the flagged camps are being moved to safer camps.

Indonesia on edge as more downpours expected, flood toll hits 66

2020-01-06 13:04

Indonesians were on Monday told to brace for more heavy downpours after record rains triggered flooding and landslides that authorities said had killed at least 66 people in and around Jakarta.

200 homes damaged following a devastating storm in KwaZulu-Natal - report

2019-12-25 14:56

A storm has reportedly damaged 200 homes in the northern KwaZulu-Natal on Christmas Eve.

3 killed in Durban as houses collapse after heavy rains

2019-12-12 18:17

Three people have been killed after several houses collapsed in Inanda, Durban, following heavy rains.

Gauteng floods: Two bags of clothes and birth certificates is all one family could salvage

2019-12-10 18:25

With water levels rising drastically, Margaret Ngobeni only managed to grab two bags full of clothes and birth certificates and escaped with her three children as her Eerste Fabriek informal settlement home in Mamelodi was destroyed.

Dlamini-Zuma and Maile to visit Gauteng areas affected by flooding

2019-12-10 07:21

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile will be visiting areas affected by the floods in Gauteng.

WATCH | At least 700 shacks destroyed by floods in Mamelodi informal settlement

2019-12-09 18:03

Residents of the Eerste Fabriek informal settlement in Mamelodi are pleading for help after at least 700 shacks were destroyed by the major floods that have hit parts of Gauteng.

KZN storms: Pupils not writing exams should stay home on Friday, urges education dept

2019-11-15 08:13

The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department has urged all pupils who were not writing matric or Grade 11 exams to stay at home on Friday owing to safety concerns following severe storms in the area.

Thousands homeless after floods in Central African Republic

2019-10-29 21:10

The worst flooding in two decades in the Central African Republic has left at least 28 000 people homeless, the country's Red Cross says, with the government calling the disaster a "huge natural catastrophe".

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