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13:03, 22 October 2017 Sunday
16:26, 19 October 2017 Thursday

State of calamity declared in flood-hit Filipino city

Estimated cost of damage to agriculture, infrastructure in southern Zamboanga city reaches PHP65.97 million ($1.3 million)

17:19, 20 September 2017 Wednesday

12 dead 92 missing as floods hit eastern DR Congo

The rain started on Tuesday, causing a river to flood, local residents told AFP. 

04:07, 12 September 2017 Tuesday

Floods cost Sierra Leone economy 30M World Bank

World Bank’s country office presents report to Sierra Leone president

12:51, 10 September 2017 Sunday

Floods kill at least five as storms thrash Italy

Four people from the same family were found dead in a flooded house in the city, where 40 centimetres (one foot, 4 inches) of rainfall in four hours transformed streets into rivers and washed away cars.

06:29, 01 September 2017 Friday

Plant in Texas still a threat after flood damage

Communities in hurricane-hit Houston alarmed by explosions, black smoke at chemical plant

03:00, 25 August 2017 Friday

Sierra Leone floods 500 deaths confirmed

Over 800 still missing

14:42, 22 August 2017 Tuesday

24 million affected by South Asia floods Red Cross

Authorities in Bangladesh, India and Nepal have put the death toll at more than 750 since August 10, when a series of deluges began spreading with the annual monsoon season. 

14:28, 19 August 2017 Saturday

Nearly 600 dead in S Asia floods

Indian authorities sought military help in two districts of northern Uttar Pradesh state after heavy rains left hundreds of villages marooned.

17:36, 17 August 2017 Thursday

Floods kill 61 in last 5 days in Bangladesh

Most of the victims are children, an official from Department of Disaster Management says

15:54, 17 August 2017 Thursday

Mass burials for Sierra Leone flood victims

A Red Cross official told AFP meanwhile that smaller mudslides had occurred since Monday in eastern Freetown and in Sierra Leone's second city of Bo, with the rainy season far from over.

15:07, 15 August 2017 Tuesday

Rescuers resume grim search for dead in flooded Freetown

But as officials spoke of entire communities washed away in mudslides, rescue efforts were hampered by a lack of equipment and the challenges posed the search and excavation work.

14:21, 14 August 2017 Monday

At least 70 killed in Nepal due to floods landslides

Health Ministry warns about water-borne diseases following floods caused by heavy monsoon rains over weekend

12:27, 13 August 2017 Sunday

Death toll from Nepal floods landslide rises to 40

Heavy rains have hit more than a dozen districts in the country's far eastern region as well as some areas in the west since Friday morning, the home ministry said.

09:18, 12 August 2017 Saturday

Flash floods kill 11 in northeastern Iran

"So far 11 people have died in this accident -- eight of them in Khorasan Razavi, two in Golestan and another in North Khorasan," Red Crescent rescue chief Morteza Salimi told the ISNA news agency.

10:33, 07 August 2017 Monday

Floods landslides kill 26 in Vietnam

Since the start of August, flash floods have caused widespread destruction in the provinces of Dien Bien, Yen Bai, Son La, Cao Bang and Lai Chau, the Hanoi-based disaster control office said in a statement.

13:09, 04 August 2017 Friday

Russia's diamond giant says mine flooded with 150 inside

Alrosa, Russia's largest diamond producer, said in a statement on its website that water had broken through into the mine at around 4:30 pm (0730 GMT), while there were "more than 100 people" inside. 

11:50, 02 August 2017 Wednesday

Floods in Thailand's northeast kill 23

Flash floods have disrupted air travel, inundated rail tracks and swallowed farmland across the rice-farming region of Isaan, affecting more than one million Thais.

10:33, 31 July 2017 Monday

Lightning kills 11 as India reels from floods

The victims were working in fields in Odisha state when lightning bolts struck them, the state's top disaster management official said. Fifteen people were injured on top of the 11 dead.

09:14, 31 July 2017 Monday

Myanmar 3 killed in floods 140 000 displaced

At least 25,000 students affected as floods force closure of 200 schools

01:06, 28 July 2017 Friday

Heavy rainfall causes floods in Istanbul

Images shared on social media and Turkish television showed huge hailstones battering the streets of Turkey's most populated city and cars submerged in the torrential downpour.

10:16, 27 July 2017 Thursday

Floods force state of emergency in Philippine City

25 of 37 villages under water in Cotabato after three weeks of heavy rains

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