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[…]
At least 50 people have been killed by flash floods in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province, an official said on Sunday, as rescuers raced to find more victims of the disaster. The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides on Saturday,[…]
The death toll from flash floods and landslides caused by torrential rains due to a tropical depression in the eastern Philippines has jumped to at least 68, officials have said, warning that the number of fatalities will climb even higher. Fifty-seven of the victims were reported in the eastern region of Bicol,[…]
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[…]
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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