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South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead
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South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead

Apr 19th 2022, 10:02 PM 7,396 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 4,000 homes have been destroyed and more than 40,000 people displaced.

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300
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Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300

Apr 14th 2022, 9:30 PM 21,935 Views 3 Comments

The persistent rains have wreaked havoc, destroying homes, collapsing buildings and washing away major roads.

Death toll from Philippines landslides and floods rises to 58
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Death toll from Philippines landslides and floods rises to 58

Apr 13th 2022, 7:47 AM 5,875 Views 0 Comments

Scientists have long warned that typhoons are strengthening more rapidly due to the effects of climate change.

At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods
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At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods

Apr 12th 2022, 5:49 PM 9,002 Views 0 Comments

The deluge damaged the port, major highways and surrounding areas in KwaZulu-Natal province, according to local officials.

Flash flood kills family and tour guide in Madagascar
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Flash flood kills family and tour guide in Madagascar

Mar 19th 2022, 4:10 PM 15,505 Views 3 Comments

They had turned back when it started to rain, but got caught up when the rain suddenly turned into a downpour.

Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney
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Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney

Mar 8th 2022, 7:13 AM 17,026 Views 7 Comments

The national weather bureau warned of “a tough 48 hours ahead” for Sydney.

'Enormous destruction': Search continues for survivors after devastating floods in Brazil
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'Enormous destruction': Search continues for survivors after devastating floods in Brazil

Feb 19th 2022, 1:38 PM 14,900 Views 1 Comment

More than 130 bodies have so far been recovered.

Canada death toll set to rise and military helping evacuations as floods ravage Pacific coast
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Canada death toll set to rise and military helping evacuations as floods ravage Pacific coast

Nov 18th 2021, 7:16 AM 14,804 Views 1 Comment

The floods have left one dead and four missing, and forced thousands to flee their homes.

Flash flooding recedes in north Dublin after heavy downpours
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Flash flooding recedes in north Dublin after heavy downpours

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 9:12 PM 87,954 Views 15 Comments

Footage on social media shows flood waters sweep through Swords this afternoon while crews were also deployed yo Malahide and Portmarnock.

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
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More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 1:30 PM 49,677 Views 7 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India
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Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India

Jul 24th 2021, 7:23 PM 8,044 Views 4 Comments

Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days causing the worst floods in decades.

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days
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Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days

Jul 24th 2021, 12:58 PM 18,131 Views 10 Comments

Li Yongsheng lay on a ventilation duct after floods hit the city of Zhengzhou.

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany
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Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany

Jul 20th 2021, 1:44 PM 6,058 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people have died in western Europe, with rescuers still searching for victims.

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation
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Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation

Jul 19th 2021, 12:53 PM 9,744 Views 2 Comments

The death toll rose as emergency services continued to comb through decimated towns in search of dozens of people still missing.

Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183
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Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183

Updated Jul 18th 2021, 2:53 PM 34,213 Views 36 Comments
  • 156 people have died in Germany.
  • At least 27 people have also lost their lives in neighbouring Belgium.
  • Historic downpours have also battered Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities
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Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities

Updated Jul 17th 2021, 12:43 PM 96,185 Views 68 Comments
  • At least 128 are dead with hundreds missing.
  • Most of the deaths have occurred in northwest Germany.
  • Streets and houses are completely submerged in some places.
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 16th 2021, 9:03 PM 7,533 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe
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In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe

Jul 16th 2021, 12:31 PM 23,657 Views 5 Comments

Thousands are homeless after days of heavy storms that caused flash floods in Germany and Belgium.

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe
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At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 10:30 PM 45,474 Views 16 Comments

The floods have also affected Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Belgium, where four have died.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 15th 2021, 9:04 PM 8,264 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka
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At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 7:42 PM 16,112 Views 6 Comments

There were heavy downpours in ten out of the country’s 25 districts.

Trapped motorist becomes first fatality in Australia floods
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Trapped motorist becomes first fatality in Australia floods

Mar 24th 2021, 7:09 AM 21,537 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services have made hundreds of rescues since the flood emergency in Australia’s most populous state began last week.

Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state
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Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 14,932 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services in New South Wales fear up to 54,000 people could be displaced with rain forecast to continue until Wednesday.

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods
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France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

Updated Oct 4th 2020, 4:07 PM 43,638 Views 4 Comments

Floods destroyed roads, houses and bridges surrounding the city of Nice yesterday.

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first
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Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 10:18 PM 39,081 Views 41 Comments

A Status Red weather warning was in place last night as the county was lashed with heavy rain and strong winds.

Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo
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Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo

Mar 12th 2020, 8:19 AM 43,666 Views 7 Comments

The promenade in Strandhill, Co Sligo is also closed due to waves and stones being hurled across the wall.

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall
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Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall

Mar 9th 2020, 10:41 PM 33,151 Views 8 Comments

The water poured in around homes in Westbury, located close to the Limerick border, shortly before 7pm.

'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch
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'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:05 AM 4,416 Views 3 Comments

Donating jerseys for flood relief – and why the Guinness Six Nations has a special place in his heart.

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump
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'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump

Feb 27th 2020, 3:54 PM 66,955 Views 50 Comments

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran was filmed lending a hand while topless in Athlone.

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes
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Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes

Feb 26th 2020, 7:33 PM 29,320 Views 28 Comments

A plan to construct a flood defence and pumping station to divert water away from the area have been left marooned.

'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding
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'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding

Feb 26th 2020, 1:43 PM 22,767 Views 3 Comments

A weather warning is in place for counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo until 12pm tomorrow.

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'
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Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'

Feb 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,298 Views 34 Comments

Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain
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'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain

Feb 24th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,363 Views 41 Comments

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia
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At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

Jan 29th 2020, 12:26 PM 6,731 Views 1 Comment

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised
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'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised

Dec 19th 2019, 9:51 AM 69,125 Views 50 Comments

The storm caused damage across the country, particularly in Galway and the west.

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued
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Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued

Dec 6th 2019, 11:33 AM 82,428 Views 37 Comments

Met Éireann issued the alert this morning.

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding
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St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding

Nov 16th 2019, 4:01 PM 14,426 Views 28 Comments

Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years
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'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years

Nov 13th 2019, 8:20 AM 44,349 Views 26 Comments

The exceptionally intense high waters peaked at 1.87 metres.

UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours
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UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours

Nov 8th 2019, 9:45 PM 24,166 Views 3 Comments

Residents in Toll Bar, near Doncaster, described yesterday’s downpour as “almost biblical”

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