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Angolan Floods

8 April 2013 Last updated at 12:22 GMT At least nine people have died in Angola's capital, Luanda, after weekend floods caused by torrential rains. Four people are also missing after a storm led to the flooding of hundreds of houses, a government official told Angola's Angop news agency. Landslid... Read more

Guangdong hit as deadly floods sweep southern China

18 May 2013 Last updated at 04:50 GMTFlooding and landslides across nine southern Chinese provinces have killed more than 50 people and left 14 missing, officials say. Guangdong was hardest hit, reporting 36 deaths after days of heavy rain, said the Ministry of Civil Affairs.Six people had died in J... Read more

Floods in Peru, Chile and Bolivia after heavy rain

10 February 2013 Last updated at 01:57 GMT Torrential rain trapped many cars and flooded hundreds of homes Torrential rain has been causing havoc along the Pacific coast side of South America, with flooding causing the deaths of at least six people in Peru. In the southern city of Arequipa, thous... Read more

Crisis worsens in Thailand as flood waters near Bangkok

Britain’s Foreign Office yesterday (Wednesday 26th October) warned against all but essential travel to Bangkok after the worst flood crises for nearly 60 years is set to worsen. Run off water from Thailand’s flooded central plains is heading for the capital and mixed with seasonal high tides will m... Read more

Flooding in the Indian states of Assam and Sikkim

Heavy rains in North East India have wreaked havoc in the states of Assam and Sikkim.  At least 21 people have been killed by the landslides and flooding caused by the torrential downpour. Five people are reported to have lost their lives in Assam where as thousands are thought to be stranded. 16 ... Read more

200 killed as a result of heavy monsoon rains in Thailand

A culmination of two months of heavy monsoon rain has claimed the lives of over 200 people in Thailand. Since mid-July heavy rains have now affected 58 of Thailand’s 78 provinces – 25 being badly hit. Farmers land has been submerged and rivers at breaking point, with more heavy rains forecast from... Read more

Cyclone Evan leaves trail of destruction in Fiji

The biggest cyclone to hit Fiji in 20 years has caused havoc after battering the Pacific nation with winds topping 200km/h (125 mph). Thousands of people hid in evacuation centres when the category-four storm hit on Monday, wrecking homes, cutting power and causing flash floods. The cyclone has si... Read more

Hurricane Barbara lashes Mexico's southern coast

30 May 2013 Last updated at 04:18 GMTHurricane Barbara that, formed over the Pacific Ocean, has been lashing parts of Mexico's Pacific coast after making landfall in the town of Santo Domingo Zanatapec, in Oaxaca state.Two people have been killed in the state, the authorities say - an American surfe... Read more