flash floods

SA begins seven day mourning period for flood victims

Wednesday begins a seven day mourning period for the victims of floods that ravaged the country last week. At least 70 people were killed in Kwazulu-Natal and 10 people in the Eastern Cape. Housing infrastructure was also destroyed after torrential rains lashed the two provinces. President Cyril Ramaphosa has instructed that[…]

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Body of flood victim found

The body of a six-month pregnant woman whose BMW was swept away by flash floods on the N3 near Linksfield in Johannesburg following Wednesday’s thunderstorms in has been found near Lanseria. The Jukskei River flows from Linksfied in the east to Lanseria north of the city. However, the police’s Kay[…]

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Heavy monsoon rains kill 40 in Pakistan

Heavy monsoon rains killed 40 people across Pakistan as flash flood inundated villages, prompting authorities to send troops to evacuate residents and assist in the emergency, officials said Friday. The country’s meteorological service warned of more flash flooding over the weekend. In the eastern city of Lahore, 13 people died[…]

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