WATCH: 'I had to hide children under my dress' - Vaal tornado victim relives trauma

After a tornado devastated parts of the Midvaal area early on Monday evening, many residents of Mamello informal settlement have been left homeless. Watch.

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WATCH: Thomas Fire, now fifth-largest wildfire in California history, intensifies

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as Thomas Fire tears through California, Santa Barbara and other regions. The destructive wild fire that ignited last Tuesday has damaged more than 800 buildings, killed two people and 35 horses. Watch.

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Botswana quake: At least 36 students 'affected', structural 'defects' reported

2017-04-04 18:30

At least 36 students from Mothamo Junior Secondary School in Moiyabana were "affected" after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit Botswana on Monday, the country’s National Disaster Management Office says.

VIDEO FROM THE SCENE: Car washed away in Pretoria flash flood

Emergency personnel were struggling to retrieve a car swept away by midday on Thursday, 10 March 2016.

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Philippines issues volcano alert

2015-05-07 11:28

The Philippines has issued a level 1 volcano alert after a steam explosion in the centre of the country.

Bodies of foreigners found in Nepal

2015-05-03 11:29

Nepal police say they have found more than 50 bodies, including those of six foreigners in the popular trekking region, following the devastating earthquake.

Relief goods for Nepal quake victims held up at customs

2015-05-02 15:14

Bureaucracy at Kathmandu airport is holding up vital relief supplies for survivors of the earthquake in Nepal as the death toll from the disaster passes 6 600.

Mexico finds 2nd mummified body in glacier

2015-03-06 20:17

Mexico has found a 2nd mummified body in a glacier which may be from a 1959 avalanche.

Philippine typhoon survivors welcome Christmas

2013-12-24 12:05

Philippine survivors of one of the strongest typhoons ever to hit land have defiantly prepared to celebrate Christmas in the ruins of their communities.

'Turn around, don't drown'

2013-11-19 08:57

Don't underestimate flood waters - just a few centimetres can be enough to sweep people and even vehicles away.

WATCH: 50 people injured and 300 homes damaged as tornado rips through Vaal Marina

Over 50 people have been injured and over 250 houses destroyed after a tornado hit the Vaal Marina in Gauteng on Monday evening. .

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WATCH: 100 000 evacuated as volcano threatens to erupt in Bali

An eruption could be imminent at a volcano belching huge plumes of smoke on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, officials warned on Monday, as they raised the alert to the highest level and expanded the exclusion zone.

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Snow, rain, tornado: Your bad-weather driving guide for SA

2016-07-28 10:43

Whether it's driving in snow along the N3, flooded roads in Durban or a safely navigating a tornado in Jozi, here's your bad-weather driving guide for SA.

Zim receives 1 800 tons of maize from Zambia – report

2015-07-10 14:26

Zambia has reportedly started exporting grain to Zimbabwe, which is facing serious food shortages following a drought that hit some parts of the country last season.

Tornado hits north Germany

2015-05-06 13:21

One man has been killed and more than 30 people injured when a tornado and violent storms hit northern Germany, ripping tiles off roofs, downing trees and overturning cars.

Red tape delays Nepal quake disaster aid

2015-05-03 07:58

The UN's humanitarian chief says she is "extremely concerned" that Nepal's customs authorities are slowing the delivery of earthquake aid.

Relief after SA mom hears daughter is safe in Nepal

2015-04-28 18:13

An unnamed Israeli paramedic is the only reason an SA mom knows her daughter has survived Nepal's earthquake unscathed.

Death toll rises to 42 in Indonesian mudslide

2014-12-15 13:22

The death toll in a mudslide in Indonesia's Central Java province has risen to 42, while 66 people are still missing.

UN's Ban calls for more funds for Philippines

2013-12-21 20:19

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has stepped up an appeal for funds to help the Philippines recover from a devastating typhoon last month after visiting stricken areas.

'Once in a decade' typhoon threatens Tokyo

2013-10-15 15:52

A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatens Japan forcing the cancellation of flights and trains and disrupting oil shipments as it makes its way across the Pacific directly towards Tokyo.

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