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World - International
4/9/2024 5:58:21 PM
Water levels in overflowing rivers were still rising on Tuesday in swathes of Russia and Kazakhstan that have been hit by massive floods, with Russia's city of Orenburg and western Siberia bracing for a new peak.

World - International
4/8/2024 2:48:40 PM
The Russian city of Orenburg, near the Kazakh border, braced on Monday for flooding not seen in decades, as officials evacuated locals to escape rising rivers in the Urals and western Siberia.

World - International
3/10/2024 11:08:21 PM
Torrential rains have triggered flash floods and a landslide on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, killing at least 19 people and leaving seven others missing, officials said Sunday.

World - International
1/4/2024 2:26:36 PM
Extremely cold temperatures compounded by gale-force winds and snow wreaked havoc across the Nordic region Thursday, leaving thousands without power while others braved the cold for hours stuck in their cars along clogged highways.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/22/2023 6:19:45 PM

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/20/2023 10:29:43 AM

World - Region
11/6/2023 5:16:07 PM
More than 1.6 million children aged under five will suffer from malnutrition next year in South Sudan, following a surge in waterborne diseases due to flooding, the UN's World Food Programme said Monday.

World - Region
10/6/2023 1:55:05 PM
At least 40 people have died in flash floods inundating India's northeast, officials said Friday, as army teams plotted helicopter rescues for more of the thousands stranded in the deluge.

World - Region
10/3/2023 3:38:35 PM
More than three weeks after Libya's deadly flood disaster, the divided country's two rival administrations remain bitterly at odds on how to manage the massive aid and reconstruction effort.

World - International
9/28/2023 9:50:25 AM
Hundreds of people were rescued from floods in Greece overnight and early on Thursday, officials said, as a new storm hit the country just weeks after floods left 17 dead.

World - Region
9/23/2023 9:52:31 PM
Nearly two weeks after a flash flood devastated the Libyan port city of Derna, the official death toll keeps rising, passing 3,800 on Saturday.

World - Region
9/23/2023 2:26:35 PM
Libya's flood-devastated port city of Derna will host an international conference next month to aid reconstruction efforts, authorities in the east of the divided country said late Friday.

World - Region
9/20/2023 2:15:38 PM
It was long past midnight when Abdel Moneim Awad al-Sheikh awoke to desperate screams from outside his home in the Libyan city of Derna, only to find his building engulfed by surging flood waters.

World - Region
9/19/2023 3:37:34 PM
In a Libyan hospital ward, trauma and grief mix with disbelief and anger among the survivors of the flood disaster that killed untold thousands in the devastated city of Derna.

World - Region
9/18/2023 12:58:18 PM
UN agencies warned Monday that Libya's flood-stricken city of Derna, where thousands were killed a week ago, faces the threat of disease outbreaks that could bring "a second devastating crisis".

World - Region
9/18/2023 12:36:00 PM
Experts had long said that floods posed a significant danger to two dams meant to protect nearly 90,000 people in the northeast of Libya. They repeatedly called for immediate maintenance to the two structures, located just uphill from the coastal city of Derna. But successive governments in the chaos-stricken North African nation did not react.

World - Region
9/17/2023 7:43:40 PM
Zahra el-Gerbi wasn't expecting much of a response to her online fundraiser, but she felt she had to do something after four of her relatives died in the flooding that decimated the eastern Libyan city of Derna. She put out a call for donations for those displaced by the deluge.

World - Region
9/16/2023 5:51:51 PM
A Syrian dentist, a confectioner who made mouthwatering Arabic sweets, a carpenter.

World - Region
9/16/2023 3:42:09 PM
Flooding and lightning strikes in Yemen have killed eight civilians, an official and a doctor told AFP on Saturday, underscoring the threat of extreme weather in the war-ravaged country.

World - International
9/16/2023 11:42:54 AM
The apples were almost ripe for harvesting when the worst storms in more than a century struck Greece's breadbasket in Thessaly.

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