Kaduna warns of flash floods in 5 councils
Kaduna State Government has warned of an imminent flood in five local government areas of the state. Malam Abdullahi Rigasa, the General Manager, Kaduna Environmental Protection Authority (KEPA), made this known at a news conference on 2018 flood outlook projection on Tuesday in Kaduna. He listed Igabi, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Soba and Kaura Local…
Kenya floods leave 112 dead in two months: Red Cross
Flooding across Kenya triggered by weeks of torrential rain has left 112 people dead and displaced hundreds of thousands of others, the Red Cross said Friday.
Report warns against impending flooding globally
A report by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany, has alerted that rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flood risks across the globe including Africa. According to the report, fluvial floods are among the most common and devastating natural disasters. Scientistsí say there is the need for increase in flood…
Six missing after deadly Greek floods
Six people are still missing in Greece two days after a flash flood killed 16 people near the capital, the fire department said Friday.
Ndokwa community decries flooding
“The flood is now here with us. Our houses are being taken over by terrible flood. Abala Oshimili is the first community along the River Niger in Ndokwa East Local Council when coming from the northern part of the country,” he said.
25 found dead as toll from Indian floods nears 120
The bodies of 25 people, including 17 members of a single family, were pulled from the mud Wednesday as the death toll from major flooding in India climbed towards 120, an official said.
18 dead, 18 missing in China flooding
Flooding in China's northeast has left 18 dead and 18 missing, state media said Monday, after the latest deadly deluge to hit the country this summer.
Police close part of Victoria Island over flooding
An unprecedented flood has taken over the entire Ahmadu Bello way in Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday, forcing some residents and commercial offices to unceremoniously vacate their premises.
Japan floods death toll rises to 15
The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in southern Japan has risen to 15, a government official said Saturday, as rescuers continued work to evacuate isolated survivors.