18 fatalities, 36 missing after flash flood hits Qinghai, China

18 fatalities, 36 missing after flash flood hits Qinghai, China

The death toll from destructive flash flooding in northwest China’s Qinghai Province has reached 18 and there are 36 people still missing, local officials said late August 18 (LT). This is up from 4 fatalities and 27 missing reported earlier today.

Gambia experiences worst floods in nearly half a century

Gambia experiences worst floods in nearly half a century

The flash floods that hit most of Gamia on July 30 and 31 and on August 5 and 6, 2022, have been the worst that have hit the Gambia in nearly half a century. The worst affected were the West Coast Region, North Bank Region and the Greater Banjul Area.