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Morocco flood kills seven at football match

The victims are a 17-year-old boy and six elderly men attending the match in the village of Tizert, in Taroudant region.

Amid floods and trade war, US farmers struggle to stay afloat

US farmers are facing a tough year and worry about their future, yet some still trust President Donald Trump.

184 dead, 1 million move into camps in India monsoon floods

Around 288,000 people across Kerala's worst affected districts have been moved to relief camps. 

95 killed in India floods, hundreds of thousands evacuated

'Our entire village is underwater for the last eight days but we still haven't got any assistance from the government,' a farmer says.

12 killed in house collapse as monsoon toll rises across South...

A four-storey building on a hillside in India collapsed, killing 12 people and trapping at least seven others.

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

Tropical Storm Barry, potentially the year's first Atlantic hurricane, closes in on New Orleans.

At least 15 dead as wall collapses in monsoon-hit Mumbai

At least 15 people are killed in India's financial capital of Mumbai when a wall collapses during torrential monsoon downpours.

After cleaning flood-hit house till 3am, angry Sabah MP slams previous...

Penampang MP Darell Leiking claims a RM281 million flood mitigation project by the previous BN government was not properly done.

Sabah district flooded after hours of downpour

The rain caused the Moyog river to overflow and saw parts of the Inobong Putaton Bansadon road collapse, creating a giant sinkhole.

Amid intense drought, deadly rains lash Afghanistan

Sixteen of Afghanistan's 34 provinces were hit destroying or damaging hundreds of houses and sweeping away livestock.

Two dead after apartment buildings collapse in rain-soaked Brazil

As anxious relatives and friends waited on the road that had been torn up by Monday’s downpour, dozens of rescue workers searched for survivors with the help of sniffer dogs.

23 die as Iran battles heavy rain, floods

The disaster struck in the middle of Iranian New Year holidays, with many relief workers on vacation and millions of Iranians on the roads.

Mozambique cyclone death toll jumps to more than 400

Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km per hour last week, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing

The Indonesian government has issued a 14-day state of emergency in Papua, with around 6,800 people evacuated to temporary shelters.

Fresh flood warning issued in Australia as PM visits

As waters began to recede Tuesday in some areas, authorities warn people of the dangers of returning home.

Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

Desperate residents have to contend not only with flash flooding, landslides and power blackouts, but also reptilian predators that have been spotted in residential roads.

‘Once in a century’ floods hit northeast Australia

Australia's tropical north experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year, but the recent deluge has surged far above normal levels.

Indonesia floods, landslides death toll climbs to 59

Heavy rain causes rivers to overflow as well as heavy landslides, engulfing communities in southern Sulawesi.

Indonesia flood, landslide death toll rises to 26

Parts of the provincial capital Makassar have also been affected.

For Bertam Valley residents, rain brings a flood of bad memories

Many in the town, which suffered huge losses in the 2013 flash floods, say they would prefer to move somewhere else.

Bangkok fights floods with thirsty landscaping

Bangkok, built on the floodplains of the Chao Phraya River, is expected to be one of the urban areas hit hardest by warming temperatures.

Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

17 people are still missing and more than 40,000 were displaced nationwide due to the storm.

Nadal donates €1 million to Mallorca flood victims

The 17-time Grand Slam winner also made his tennis academy available for those impacted by the sudden downpour.

Iraq floods leave 21 dead in 2 days

Iraq is one of the hottest countries on earth but when heavy rains do hit they can result in casualties and widespread damage because of deteriorating public infrastructure.