Over 50 dead after flash floods in Indonesia and Timor Leste

Over 50 dead after flash floods in Indonesia and Timor Leste

More than 50 people were killed after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor Leste on Sunday, authorities said, warning the toll could rise further.

At least seven people die in North Carolina flash floods

At least seven people die in North Carolina flash floods

At least seven people died in North Carolina on Thursday as flash floods swept through parts of the state, authorities said, adding at least two people were missing.

QRCS office in Sudan responds to flash floods in White Nile State

QRCS office in Sudan responds to flash floods in White Nile State

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is working with the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) on a relief proposal with an initial budget of $50,000 to provide nonfood items (NFIs) for the flood-affected families in Sudan.

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced

The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said.

Flash floods in Afghanistan kill at least 20

Flash floods in Afghanistan kill at least 20

At least 20 people including children were killed in southern Afghanistan by flash floods that engulfed up to 2,000 homes and swept away cars, the UN agency coordinating relief efforts said on Saturday.

Floods in Jordan kill 11, force tourists to flee Petra

Floods in Jordan kill 11, force tourists to flee Petra

Flash floods killed 11 people in Jordan and forced nearly 4,000 tourists to flee the famed ancient desert city of Petra, emergency services said on Saturday.

Britons among nine dead in Majorca flash floods

Britons among nine dead in Majorca flash floods

At least nine people died, including two British nationals, and six others were missing Wednesday in devastating flash floods on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, authorities said.

Record rains in Tunisia leave four dead, damage roads

Record rains in Tunisia leave four dead, damage roads

Saturday's storm caused water levels in some areas to rise as much as 1.7 metres, as bridges and roads were damaged in record rains.

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

The National Weather Service dropped all warnings for Lane, but a local flash-flood warning remained in effect.

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

A landslide killed a woman and at least seven children in Nepal over the weekend as officials issued warnings on Monday of the risk of more landslides and flash floods due to torrential rain.

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Flash floods in Vietnam have now claimed at least 19 lives, the government said on Sunday, as residents in affected areas sought safety in higher ground.

Flights cancelled as Taiwan battens down for super typhoon

Flights cancelled as Taiwan battens down for super typhoon

Troops were deployed in some areas, with heavy rain and winds expected later on Tuesday and early on Wednesday.