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Three missing after landslide in Swiss Alps as heavy rains cause flash floods

Three people were missing on Saturday after massive thunderstorms and rainfall in southeastern Switzerland caused a landslide, authorities have said. One woman was pulled out...

Water levels rise and homes flood in Russia following collapse of dam

Russian officials have scrambled to help homeowners displaced by floods as water levels rose in the Ural River. Floods in the Orenburg region near Russia’s...

Rivers remain high in parts of northern and central Europe after heavy rain

Parts of northern and central Europe are continuing to grapple with flooding after heavy rain. This week’s floods have prompted the evacuation of dozens of...

Rush-hour rainstorm causes transport chaos in New York City

A rush-hour rainstorm has swamped New York City, shutting down parts of the subway system, flooding streets and highways, and delaying flights into LaGuardia...

China faces more flooding as 90 rivers rise above warning levels

A vast swathe of north-eastern China is threatened by flooding as at least 90 rivers have risen above warning levels and 24 have already...

33 dead as heavy rain triggers floods and landslides in India’s Himalayan region

Heavy monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides in India’s Himalayan region, leaving at least 33 people dead and many others trapped, officials said on...

Floods in China’s northern province kill 29 and cause billions of economic loss

Severe floods in China’s northern province of Hebei brought by remnants of Typhoon Doksuri this month killed at least 29 people and caused billions...

Death toll from floods caused by heavy rain hits 42, officials say

The death toll from the heavy floods that hit Haiti over the weekend has risen to 42, with another 11 people missing, authorities said...

Floods amid heavy rainfall kill at least 129 people in Rwanda

Torrential rains have caused flooding in western and northern Rwanda, killing at least 129 people, a public broadcaster said. The death toll continues to rise,...

Water begins receding in Pakistan province worst hit by floods

Floodwaters are receding in Pakistan’s worst-hit southern province, officials said. The news in Sindh is a potentially bright sign in an ongoing crisis that has...

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