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Spanish floods claim sixth victim

14 September 2019, 3:23 PM

A 41-year-old man was found dead in south-eastern Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing to at least six the death toll inflicted over the past two days by record-breaking rain.

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Record rains in southern Japan cause floods

28 August 2019, 12:35 PM

Torrential rains caused floods and landslides on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu on Wednesday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue a rare emergency warning and evacuation orders for nearly 850 000 people.

Western Cape unveils weir worth millions

21 August 2019, 8:04 PM

The Department of Water and Sanitation in the Western Cape has unveiled another early warning drought and flood system in the Keurbooms river in Plettenberg Bay in the Southern Cape.

KwaZulu-Natal hosts first climate change summit

14 August 2019, 12:20 PM

KwaZulu-Natal is holding its first climate change summit following floods in which 70 people were killed in April.

‘Nobody cares about us’: Hunger and despair for India flood victims

18 July 2019, 2:01 PM

Chest-deep in brown, flowing monsoon water and holding bags of clothes and utensils above their heads, residents in the Indian state of Bihar are hungry and despairing.



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