Weather

Namibia braced for worst flood in memory

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

Africa

Zimbabwe floods killed 246, made thousands homeless

Officials declare national disaster and appeal to international donors for $100m to help thousands affected by floods.

Weather

Indonesia: Widespread flooding hits Jakarta

Many days of torrential rain have brought floods to Indonesia's capital, closing schools and causing travel disruption.

Floods

18 dead as torrential rains submerge Thailand's south

Heavy downpours and flooding ravages southern provinces with more than 700,000 affected over the past week.

Weather

Fatal flash floods hit Johannesburg

Most violent storms in decades deluge Gauteng, South Africa

Weather

Eastern India now on alert for Ganges flooding

As India's monsoon season matures, the rivers keep rising, causing flooding in many parts of the country.

Weather

US: Louisiana river levels hit new heights

August is an unusual month for flooding around Baton Rouge and this one breaks records.

Weather

US declares disaster for Louisiana floods

At least five people dead and more than 20,000 rescued in US state amid predictions of more rain from storm system.

Middle East

Heavy rains cause flash floods in Yemen

Unusually heavy rains triggered flash floods over the weekend in Yemen, killing at least eight people in capital.

Weather

'Plum Rains' bring further flooding to southern China

The Meiyu monsoon front is pulsing with heavy rain again over the southern provinces of China.

Weather

Flash floods continue in France and Germany

Slow-moving major thunderstorms cause flooding in central Europe where rivers overflow.

Environment

Floods and landslides kill over 100 in Ethiopia

At least 20,000 homeless as meteorologists blame this year's particularly powerful El Nino for country's high rainfall.

Rebel Architecture

Pakistan: A Traditional Future

Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari uses local building techniques to rebuild villages in the flood-stricken Sindh region.

Weather

Deadly rains pound the Middle East

Dozens killed as flooding hits the normally desert-dry countries of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Iran, and Qatar.

Weather

Late rains leave Queensland quenched and Sydney sodden

Australia's tropics get a late wet season boost, which also ends Sydney's summer sizzler.