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18 dead in week of Saudi floods, rain: civil defence

18 dead in week of Saudi floods, rain: civil defence

Eighteen people have been killed during heavy rains and floods over the past week in Saudi Arabia, the civil defence agency said on Thursday.

Downpour shuts UAE schools, disrupts flights

Downpour shuts UAE schools, disrupts flights

Schools were ordered shut, flights suspended and the stock market was closed down in the United Arab Emirates as rare heavy rain hit the desert Gulf state on Wednesday.

Cameron visits York as more flooding forecast

Cameron visits York as more flooding forecast

Prime Minister David Cameron visited the flood-hit historic city of York yesterday as cities, towns and villages across northern England battled to get back on their feet following devastating storms.