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Floods

South East lightning and flash floods leaves people trapped
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:18

Thunderstorms stretched across the south of England and in Sussex lightning sent a workshop up in flames. BBC News - England

Rhino calf rescued from Indian floods
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:32

Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary Jul 14 2017 The International Fund for Animal Welfare...

After the floods
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:06

The village of San Marcos was mostly abandoned years ago, but a handful of residents refuse to let go. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

My Take: Assam floods must evoke same outrage as waterlogging in metros, be highlighted
  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:25

Assam, which has been the worst-sufferer of floods in the northeast, seems to be suffering from a tyranny of distance. Authorities need to be held res...

Death toll at 21 after floods, landslides hit Japan
  • Mon, 10 Jul 2017 17:50

At least 21 people died and at least 20 are missing in flooding and landslides on Japan's Kyushu island after last week's rains, local governments rep...

B.C. wildfires and floods show climate chaos is upon us
  • Sun, 09 Jul 2017 09:17

People whose lives have been devastated urgently need help now. The province also has to plan for the future. The Georgia Straight

People and houses swept away by flash floods in southern Japan
  • Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:00

Rescuers were being scrambled on Thursday to reach areas in southern Japan hit by flash flooding, officials said, with at least two people dead, 11 mi...

Nine Evacuated Due To Flash Floods Near Segamat
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:00

JOHOR BAHRU, June 28 -- Nine people from two families in Kampung Spang Loi near Segamat were evacuated to a temporary flood relief centre after flash ...

Chinese money floods into Hong Kong property, as Beijing set to check taxpayers’ foreign financial accounts
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:02

Wealthy Chinese have been rushing to snap up Hong Kong properties, as Beijing prepares to raise the scrutiny level on its own taxpayers’ oversea...

Chinese students scorned after cleaners carry them during floods
  • Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:24

A group of college students have been criticised as spoiled online in China after photographs were circulated of cleaning maids carrying them on their...

Niger floods: Nine children killed as homes collapse
  • Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:55

Heavy rain in Niger's capital, Niamey, causes homes to collapse and badly damages a market. BBC News - Africa

Central France on alert for violent storms as man swept away in floods
  • Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:33

One man is missing after storms battered parts of central France on Tuesday night. Some 12 departments have been placed on alert on Wednesday with the...

Mizoram floods: Raw visuals of building collapsing
  • Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:26

Buildings have collapsed and several have been injured in Mizoram due to incessant rain. The weather this year has been perhaps the worst in the pas...

Uruguay floods displace thousands
  • Wed, 07 Jun 2017 02:32

The army, navy and air force are drafted in as almost 3,500 people are forced to leave their homes. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Sri Lanka floods: Residents afraid as more rain forecast
  • Sun, 28 May 2017 20:08

Emergency teams rush to deliver aid to victims of deadly flooding, with further rain predicted. BBC News - Asia

Floods, Landslides in Sri Lanka Leave at Least 100 Dead
  • Sun, 28 May 2017 15:08

Devastating floods and dozens of landslides in Sri Lanka’s southern and western regions, triggered by torrential rains, have left at least 100 dead ...

Nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 23:21

More than 100 people have died and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka after flooding and mudslides triggered monsoons, the government said. World ...

Nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 23:21

More than 100 people have died and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka after flooding and mudslides triggered monsoons, the government said. Top Ne...

Sri Lanka floods: Nearly 500,000 displaced as death toll rises
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 22:55

Flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains have killed more than 100, officials say. BBC News - Asia

Sri Lanka floods: Scores die as monsoon triggers mudslides
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 07:06

Flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains leave at least 91 dead and more than 100 missing. BBC News - World

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