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15:42, 17 March 2018 Saturday
21:42, 06 January 2018 Saturday

In DR Congo flood tragedy highlights perils of urban sprawl

Among the 44 people who perished overnight Wednesday in Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo, were a teenager, Brunelle, her sister Gladys, and Gladys' baby.

15:24, 03 December 2017 Sunday

Albania sends in military rescue from huge floods

The victim, Sabri Vlinga, died while he was working on a electricity pole at Roskovec in the flooded south of the country, the power company said in statement.

13:56, 01 December 2017 Friday

Extreme Floods Hits Albania

Torrential rain overnight caused chaos to Albania’s transportation system, blocking streets and stopping flights and ferries from operating.

12:32, 20 November 2017 Monday

Greece unveils flood relief measures as death toll hits 20

The freak flood struck early on Wednesday in the towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) west of Athens.

05:12, 20 November 2017 Monday

Death toll in Greek floods rises to 19

Three more bodies recovered on Saturday

01:03, 18 November 2017 Saturday

Athenians in shock after deadly flooding

Residents of Athenian district devastated by this week's flood talk to Anadolu Agency  

11:30, 17 November 2017 Friday

Six missing after deadly Greek floods

One of the missing is apparently a hunter. The other was last seen at a roadside canteen, the spokesman said.

12:59, 16 November 2017 Thursday

Turkey ready to help flood-hit Greece

Ankara extends condolences to the relatives of the victims and wishes speedy recovery to the injured

10:08, 06 November 2017 Monday

Flash flood in North Malaysia leaves 9 000 homeless

Continuous downpour in two states since Thursday claimed seven lives  

14:21, 05 November 2017 Sunday

Malaysia Torrent floodwaters force 2 000 to flee

Additional evacuations expected, as weather service issues red alert over more rainfall onto Penang island

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.

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