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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
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
9/19/2023 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
9/16/2023 5:51:51 PM
A Syrian dentist, a confectioner who made mouthwatering Arabic sweets, a carpenter.

World - Region
9/14/2023 10:03:18 PM
The flash flood that has killed thousands of people in Libya this week followed a "medicane", a rare but destructive weather phenomenon that scientists believe will intensify in a warming world.

World - Region
9/14/2023 6:26:57 PM
The Libyan city of Derna has buried thousands of people in mass graves, officials said Thursday, as search teams scoured ruins left by devastating floods and the city’s mayor said the death toll could triple.

World - International
8/8/2023 1:01:17 PM
Norwegian authorities warned Tuesday to prepare for “extremely heavy rainfall” in the area after Storm Hans caused two deaths, ripped off roofs and upended summertime life in northern Europe.

World - Region
7/24/2023 7:36:00 PM
A severe storm in southern Yemen blew through the glass facade of a key airport on Monday, wounding six passengers, damaging planes and forcing airlines to cancel two flights, officials said.

World - International
7/23/2023 7:16:17 PM
Heavy flooding from seasonal rains in Afghanistan killed at least 31 people and left dozens missing over the past three days, while in neighboring Pakistan 13 people died due to heavy rains and landslides.

World - Africa
5/6/2023 9:06:00 PM
The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 203, as more bodies are recovered, an administrative official said on Saturday.

World - Africa
5/6/2023 5:25:33 PM
Rwanda on Saturday said it had set aside nearly $100 million to repair damaged infrastructure following powerful floods and landslides this week that claimed 131 lives and destroyed thousands of homes.

World - Africa
4/3/2023 7:14:05 PM
Flash floods caused by heavy rains killed at least 21 people, displaced over 100,000 more and destroyed property in the past two weeks in southern Somalia, the United Nations humanitarian agency said on Monday.

World - Africa
4/1/2023 10:06:25 PM
Fourteen miners were missing and feared dead in Burundi on Saturday after flash floods swept into a pit where they were searching for gold, the local government administrator told AFP.

World - Region
8/31/2022 5:03:18 PM
Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains across much of Sudan killed at least 100 people since the start of the rainy season in May, an official said Wednesday.

World - International
8/27/2022 2:50:29 PM
Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains across much of Pakistan have killed nearly 1,000 people and injured and displaced thousands more since mid-June, officials said Saturday.

World - Region
8/23/2022 7:00:00 PM
The death toll from flash floods in Sudan since the start of the country's rainy season in May has climbed to at least 89, an official said Tuesday, as the downpours continued to inundate villages across the east African nation.

World - International
8/21/2022 12:12:19 PM
At least 40 people have died and others are missing in flash floods triggered by intense monsoon rains in northern India over the past three days, officials said Sunday.

World - Region
7/24/2022 2:27:25 PM
Heavy seasonal rains drove flash floods through Yemen and left at least nine people dead, official media reported Sunday.

Rio - News
7/23/2022 12:38:51 PM
Flash floods in Iran's drought-stricken southern Fars province have killed at least 17 people, state television said Saturday.

World - Region
7/17/2022 6:02:52 PM
Flash floods triggered by seasonal torrential rains in Sudan's western Darfur region killed at least seven people, including children, the U.N. and an aid group said Sunday.

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