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Spanish PM visits flood-hit areas as death toll rises to six

Spanish PM visits flood-hit areas as death toll rises to six

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday visited the country's flood-stricken southeastern regions as the death toll rose to six and train and air services were disrupted for a third day.

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh

Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.

Flooding and landslides take more lives in South Asia

Flooding and landslides take more lives in South Asia

More than 350 people have now died as a result of flooding and landslides in South Asia brought on by heavy monsoon rains over the past few weeks, officials said Saturday.

Australia's Queensland flooding worsens with dam release

Australia's Queensland flooding worsens with dam release

Major flooding threatened several thousand homes on Monday in the Australian state of Queensland, forcing more than 1,100 people to be evacuated, after authorities opened up dam gates ...

Floods, landslides kill at least eight in Indonesia

Floods, landslides kill at least eight in Indonesia

At least eight people have been killed and thousands forced to evacuate their homes after heavy rain triggered devastating flash floods and landslides in Indonesia, authorities said Wednesday.

South Carolina communities race to beat dangerous flooding

South Carolina communities race to beat dangerous flooding

South Carolina communities along waterways near the Atlantic coast were racing on Saturday to prepare for the possible onslaught of dangerous flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.

Flooding expected to worsen in Carolinas after Florence's departure

Flooding expected to worsen in Carolinas after Florence's departure

Flooding from rain-swollen rivers was expected to worsen across the Carolinas on Thursday and the next couple of days in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which killed 36 people in three states, forecasters said.

North Carolina coast feels Florence's first blast of wind, rain

North Carolina coast feels Florence's first blast of wind, rain

The centre of Florence is expected to hit North Carolina's southern coast on Friday, then drift southwest before moving inland on Saturday.

Focus shifts to rescue as rain abates in flood-hit Kerala

Focus shifts to rescue as rain abates in flood-hit Kerala

Incessant downpours since August 8 have caused the worst floods in a century in the southwestern state.

Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Delos Angeles is all smiles as she walks through brown floodwaters in a white gown and veil before her suited groom clad in flip-flops takes her to the altar.

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

The coastal state is battered by the annual monsoon every year but the rains have been particularly severe this season.

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Patients sat gingerly with their feet up at the Nalanda Medical College hospital in Bihar state when water gushed into the intensive care unit.