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Latin America

Peru's flood victims seek aid

Peru's government is airlifting food, water and clothes to flood victims around the country. Months of rain have killed dozens of people and forced more than half a million more from their homes.


Namibia braced for worst flood in memory

This year's wet season brings significant flooding to the most densely populated area of the country.


A late season nor'easter impacts the US

Millions across the northeast hit by travel disruption, heavy snow, school closures and flooding.

US & Canada

Thousands of flights cancelled as snowstorm hits northeast US

A major snowstorm has managed to disrupt travel throughout much of the northeastern US. Some 9,000 flights were cancelled in two days.


Deadly floods continue to devastate Peru

The South American country has felt the effects of heavy rain since the turn of the year.


Eastern Australia hit by drought and floods

Nearly 90 percent of Queensland is in drought; meanwhile severe storms linger across parts of New South Wales.


Northeast US braced for late winter blast

Blizzard warnings issued from New England to the mid-Atlantic as Nor’easter barrels towards Canadian Maritimes.


Cyclone kills 38, displaces 53,000 in Madagascar

Powerful storm causes 'enormous' damage in Madagascar, killing dozens and forcing tens of thousands from their homes.


Heavy snowfall cuts off northern parts of India

Winter storm causes widespread disruption across the foothills of the Himalayas.


Torrential rains continue to pound New Zealand

North Island hit with floods, landslides and power cuts as heavy rains continue for the fourth straight day.


Thousands forced to move as drought strikes Puntland

As pastoralists move in search of pasture, families are separated and forced to live in camps where disease is rife.


Destructive winds wreak havoc in US' centre, north

Over a million left without power as storm brings hurricane force winds to the country's centre and north.


Strongest cyclone in 13 years hits Madagascar

Cyclone Enawo makes landfall in northeastern Madagascar, packing winds of up to 270 kilometres per hour.


Winter storm brings death and destruction in France

Many parts of the country hit by torrential rain and damaging winds.


Tropical Cyclone Blanche hits northern Australia

Damaging winds strengthen as the storm approaches northwestern Australia.


Tropical Cyclone Enawo threatens Madagascar

Major storm expected to be the strongest system to make landfall at the island nation in three years.