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At least 27 killed, 56 injured as very heavy rains hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Continuous heavy rains claimed the lives of at least 27 people and injured 56 others across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, as of March 9, 2020. Widespread rain, strong winds, and thunderstorms are expected to continue across many parts of the province (population 35...

March 08, 2020

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Ex-tropical Cyclone "Esther" dumps a month's worth of rain on Melbourne-- city's highest March rainfall since 1929, Australia

More than a month's worth of rain brought by the remnants of Ex-tropical Cyclone "Esther" soaked Melbourne overnight March 5, 2020, resulting in widespread flooding and major damage to buildings. The city recorded 54.6 mm (2.1 inches) of rain in a...

March 06, 2020

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Congo government appeals for more and urgent help as severe floods affect 213 000 people

Government authorities of the Republic of Congo have appealed for further prompt help as the number of people afflicted by the heavy flooding since last year climbed to 213 000. Inundations have wreaked havoc across the country, leaving thousands displaced, a number...

March 04, 2020

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More than 50 dead or missing as violent flash floods and mudslides hit Brazil

At least 23 people lost their lives and more than 30 others went missing after continuous heavy downpour struck Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, causing violent flash floods and landslides. The death toll is expected to further increase as rescue teams and...

March 04, 2020

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Intense rains leave 2 dead, more than 800 displaced and 17 000 affected in northeastern Honduras

Heavy downpour and strong winds hit Honduras, resulting in two fatalities and one missing in northeastern Honduras since February 28, 2020. More than 17 000 people have also been affected, according to the Standing Committee on Contingencies (COPECO). The victims...

March 03, 2020

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Storm Jorge lashes flood-hit parts of Ireland and UK after wettest February on record

Flood-stricken areas in the UK and Ireland faced further disruptions after Storm Jorge brought heavy downpour and strong winds on February 29, 2020. Amid the extremes, the Met Office also announced that the UK just saw its wettest February on record and fifth...

March 02, 2020

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Rio de Janeiro under red alert after heavy rain triggers deadly floods and landslides, Brazil

Heavy rains affecting Brazil since Saturday, February 29, 2020, triggered mudslides and floods across the state of Rio de Janeiro, resulting in widespread damage and at least four fatalities. Some areas received more than 180 mm (7 inches) of rain into early Monday,...

March 02, 2020

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More than 45 000 displaced, 120 000 affected as flooding worsens in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia

Nine people have lost their lives while 45 861 others have been displaced as flooding continues to worsen in Indonesia's GreaterJakarta, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reports. About 119 268 people have been affected by severe inundations in the...

February 29, 2020

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At least 22 dead or missing following severe flash floods and landslides in Colombia

Severe flash floods and landslides due to persistent heavy rain claimed at least eight lives and left 14 missing in central-north Colombia, national authorities reported on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. An orange alert has been issued for mudslides in the affected...

February 27, 2020

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Widespread flooding hits Central Region of Malawi, including capital Lilongwe

Torrential rains since Monday, February 24, 2020, have led to widespread flooding in the Central Region of Malawi, including capital city Lilongwe. Local police reported four fatalities on Wednesday, February 26, due to weather-related incidents. Streets of Lilongwe...

February 27, 2020

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Emergency declared in Indonesia's West Java as widespread floods and landslides displace 10 000

Widespread flooding and landslides due to constant rains forced roughly 10 000 people to flee their home in West Java, Indonesia, according to the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The calamities resulted in thousands of...

February 26, 2020

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Major floods hit Indonesian capital Jakarta for second time this year

Torrential rain has inundated Indonesian capital Jakarta on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, paralyzing wide areas of the city as rescue teams used boats to evacuate people. This was the second time severe flooding hit the capital, following the devastating heavy...

February 25, 2020

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Heavy rains hit Egypt, causing severe flooding and major traffic disruptions

Heavy rains pounded many parts of Egypt, including capital Cairo, on Monday, February 24, 2020, causing severe floods and major traffic disruptions. Authorities have decided to suspend classes in schools and universities nationwide on Tuesday, from Alexandria in the...

February 25, 2020

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Destructive storms hit KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Severe storms wreaked havoc across KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on February 22 and 23, 2020, triggering flash flooding which killed one woman. Disaster management teams were deployed in affected areas after reports of torn rooftops, uprooted trees, and swept-away...

February 25, 2020

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Swollen rivers strand residents in Samoa after heavy rain dumped by Tropical Cyclone "Wasi"

Residents of Savai'i in Samoa were left stranded after heavy rain dropped by Cyclone "Wasi" caused rivers to overflow during the weekend. Although no significant damage was reported, some rivers and roads remained inundated on Monday, February 24,...

February 24, 2020

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Flash flood sweeps 249 students in Yogyakarta, leaving at least 10 dead, Indonesia

Flash flooding hit a group of 249 high school students who were on a school trip in Java Island's Yogyakarta region, Indonesia, on February 21, 2020. At least 10 were confirmed dead on Sunday, February 23, while 23 of them were treated for injuries. The tragedy...

February 24, 2020

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Violent mudflows and raging flash floods hit southern Peru

Non-stop intense downpour has triggered violent mudflows and raging flash floods across Peru's southern region, bringing the death toll to nine as of Monday, February 24, 2020. Red warnings for heavy rains, thunderstorms, and strong winds were issued for central...

February 24, 2020