TOKYO (Reuters) – Forty nine people have been killed and 48 are unaccounted for in western and central Japan as torrential rain pounds the area, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes.
Japan’s Meteorological Agency retained special...
The race to rescue a dozen boys and their soccer coach from a rain-flooded Thailand cave complex is turning into a....
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Four persons have died in flood in Karshi and Kokosu communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The victims were said to be inside a Toyota Siena when the flood swept the vehicle away during a downpour on Saturday. Ambrose Umelelle, 26, and Esther Aka …
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Flood in Onitsha, Anambra State, resulting from a heavy downpour on Friday swept away valuables belonging to residents and killing an eight-year-old girl.
The eight-year old girl was found dead on Saturday in a water channel along old market road .
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The number of peopltte killed in flooding triggered by heavy rains has risen to 44 in the Congolese capital Kinshasa. “This figure remains provisional as rescue operations are ongoing,’’ Dominique Weloli, the Provincial Health Minister told newsmen on Friday. Weloli had placed the death toll at...
Houses in Sabo area of Yaba, Lagos State, were submerged in water after an early morning downpour on Saturday.
Many of the houses got flooded after a heavy downpour that kept residents indoors for more than three hours.
The rain began around 5:00am and stopped just after 8am.
Many shops and...
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The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency has announced that there will be flooding in 14 states and urged residents living in flood-prone areas to relocate.
According to the agency, most cities would experience heavy floods due to the rise in sea levels and tidal surge.
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About three persons died while one was declared missing as a result of heavy flooding in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State yesterday.
DailyTrust reported that over 150 houses were destroyed in the affected communities which include Adage, Yalwata, Akura, Uga and Gidan Buba as the...
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