Heavy rains affecting parts of the Philippines since December 25, 2022, caused severe floods in which at least 29 people lost their lives. At least 10 people were injured while 25 remain missing.
Popular ancient city of Petra, Jordan experienced unusually heavy rains on December 26, 2022, resulting in severe flooding that forced around 1 700 people to evacuate the archeological site. Tourist routes at the site have been reopened on December 27 and movement across the city restored.
Heavy overnight rains hit the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on December 23, 2022, damaging properties and buildings. The event comes just one month after the city of Jeddah, Mecca Province witnessed record rainfall.
Heavy rains hit the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil on December 20, 2022, causing severe floods and landslides in which at least 2 people lost their lives.
Extremely heavy monsoon rains caused severe floods in southern Thailand over the past couple of days, leaving at least 4 people dead. The hardest hit were the provinces of Narathiwat, Nakhon Si Thammarat, and Songkhla.
Unusually heavy rainfall hit Namibia’s capital Windhoek on December 14, 2022, damaging buildings, including a police station, and sweeping away vehicles.
At least 141 people died in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains that hit several outlying districts of the capital Kinshasa (population 15 million), Democratic Republic of the Congo, on December 13, 2022.
Raging floods swept through Kumluca and Finike districts of Turkey’s Antalya Province on December 12, 2022.
Extremely heavy rains hit Minas Gerais, Brazil on December 7, 2022, causing severe flash floods in which at least one person died.
Very heavy rains hit capital Lisbon, Portugal on December 7, 2022, causing severe flash floods and leaving at least one person dead.