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Senegal activates emergency floods aid plan after downpour

6 September 2020, 9:53 PM

Senegalese President Macky Sall has activated an emergency aid plan after a seven-hour downpour caused widespread floods.

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Flash floods in northern Turkey kill five, 12 missing

23 August 2020, 4:14 PM

Five people were killed in flash floods in Turkey’s northern Black Sea region and 12 others are missing, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, adding that search and rescue efforts were still underway.

Somalia sets up disaster warning centre to battle floods and locusts

4 August 2020, 4:12 PM

At a government building in a former United Nations compound in Mogadishu, Khadar Sheikh Mohamed stares at a bank of giant screens displaying weather conditions across the country.

Floods in India claim nearly 100 lives

23 July 2020, 7:10 PM

Severe floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed nearly 100 people in India’s Assam state, struggling already with the coronavirus pandemic

Japan floods, mudslides kill at least 44 as streets turn to rivers

6 July 2020, 3:33 PM

Torrential rain hit Japan’s southwestern island of Kyushu on Monday, with at least one more river bursting its banks, as the death toll from three days of floods and mudslides rose to 44, including 14 at an old people’s home.

Kenya floods kill 194, people evacuated from risk areas near dams

6 May 2020, 2:23 PM

Floods and landslides in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100 000 and strained critical infrastructure, with unprecedentedly high water levels at two dams forcing the evacuation of villagers at risk, officials said on Wednesday.

Search for two people swept away by floods in Johannesburg continues

11 February 2020, 9:45 AM

Emergency services personnel will continue their search for the bodies of two people swept away during floods in two separate areas in Johannesburg over the weekend.


Gauteng floods claim two lives, leave hundreds stranded

10 February 2020, 12:30 AM

Two people, including an eight-year-old girl have been confirmed dead in Gauteng following this weekend’s floods.

Emergency Services conduct search, rescue operations following floods

9 February 2020, 9:00 AM

Emergency medical services (EMS) in Johannesburg are still conducting search and rescue operations in flood-hit parts of the city after Saturday’s heavy downpours that left many areas under water. 

Floods wreak havoc as heavy rains persist in Johannesburg

8 February 2020, 9:08 AM

The City of Johannesburg has been inundated with calls from members of the public alerting them to localized flood in certain areas across the city.



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