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.
Floods, landslides kill 26 in Vietnam
Floods and landslides caused by torrential rains have killed 26 people and left 15 missing in Vietnam's mountainous north, authorities said Monday.
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.
Japan flood death toll rises to 30
The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 30, officials said Thursday, while rescue workers continued their efforts to find survivors.
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.
Heeding the flood alert
Given that the rainy season is bound to generate seasonal flooding in many parts of the country, it is necessary for government and the people to take proactive measures to prevent loss of lives and property, damage to crucial infrastructure...
Taiwan battles floods as torrential rain hits
Roads turned into rivers in northern Taiwan Friday as rain lashed the island, with rescuers helping residents evacuate as they struggled against the torrents.