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World - International
5/18/2024 1:40:45 PM
Flash floods from heavy seasonal rains in western Afghanistan have killed at least 50 people and dozens remain missing, a Taliban official said on Saturday, adding the death toll was based on preliminary reports and might rise.

World - International
5/12/2024 5:36:40 PM
At least 34 people were killed, 18 injured, and 16 more were missing in western Indonesia after flash floods and cold lava flow from one of the archipelago's most active volcanos damaged homes, roads, and mosques, local officials said Sunday.

World - International
5/11/2024 8:38:00 PM
Flash floods from unusually heavy seasonal rains in Afghanistan have killed more than 300 people and destroyed over 1,000 houses, the U.N. food agency said Saturday.

World - International
5/11/2024 12:20:14 PM
Flash floods that have ripped through northern Afghanistan left more than 200 people dead in a single province, the United Nations said on Saturday.

World - Region
5/1/2024 2:10:21 PM
Saudi Arabian authorities shuttered schools in several regions on Wednesday as flash floods inundated roads, the latest instance of heavy rains disrupting life in the desert Gulf.

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 - 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.

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