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Niger floods leave 22 dead and thousands homeless

Niger floods leave 22 dead and thousands homeless

Twenty-two people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding, authorities said.

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, a government official told AFP on Sunday ...

Greek flooding toll reaches 19, as more bodies found

Greek flooding toll reaches 19, as more bodies found

Greek police and emergency workers rescued three bodies in flood-hit areas west of Athens on Saturday, bringing the death toll since Wednesday to 19.

At least three dead, six missing, as storm hits Philippines

At least three dead, six missing, as storm hits Philippines

At least three people died and six were missing after a major storm caused widespread flooding in and around the Philippine capital on Tuesday, forcing schools, government offices and businesses to shut down.

Two more days of 'catastrophic' rains forecast from Harvey

Two more days of 'catastrophic' rains forecast from Harvey

Two more days of heavy rainfall are expected over parts of Texas and Louisiana as Tropical Storm Harvey churns offshore, preparing to make landfall again on Wednesday.

Death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1,000

Death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1,000

The death toll from floods sweeping South Asia has climbed above 1,000, officials said Thursday, as rescue teams try to reach millions stranded by the region's worst monsoon disaster in recent years.

24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross Tuesday.

Nearly 600 dead in South Asia floods, millions affected

Nearly 600 dead in South Asia floods, millions affected

Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, leaving morgues overflowing and residents desperately searching for loved ones.

Floods and landslides in northeastern India claim more lives

Floods and landslides in northeastern India claim more lives

Sixteen people died and six more were missing after a mudslide triggered by heavy rains tore through a village in India's mountainous northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, officials said.

Huge floods sweep southern Japan, two dead, 18 missing

Huge floods sweep southern Japan, two dead, 18 missing

At least two people have been killed and 18 others are missing in huge floods that are surging through southern Japan, with authorities warning hundreds of thousands of people to flee.

Foreign aid arrives as Sri Lanka flood toll exceeds 200

Foreign aid arrives as Sri Lanka flood toll exceeds 200

International aid arrived into Sri Lanka on Wednesday as the death toll from the island's worst floods and landslides in well over a decade climbed to 202.