Latin America

Colombia ends mudslide search operation; 106 missing

At least 102 children among the dead in a giant mudslide that slammed into the town of Mocoa last week.

Latin America

Floods and landslides kill scores in Peru

The government has issued a state of emergency across hundreds of districts. A landslide in northern Peru has killed at least seven people, bringing the toll from flooding to 67 this year.

Weather

Burundi's capital hit by floods

Roughly a month's worth of rain in a night destroys homes in Bujumbura.

Burundi's capital hit by floods

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.

Northern Namibia braced for worst flood in memory

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.

Zimbabwe floods killed 246, made thousands homeless

Weather

Indonesia: Widespread flooding hits Jakarta

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

Indonesia: Widespread flooding hits Jakarta

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.

Flash floods kill 18 in southern Thailand

Weather

Fatal flash floods hit Johannesburg

Most violent storms in decades deluge Gauteng, South Africa

Fatal flash floods hit Johannesburg

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.

India's Patna now on alert for Ganges flooding

Weather

US: Louisiana river levels hit new heights

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

US: Louisiana river levels hit new heights

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.

Heavy rains cause flash floods in Yemen

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.

'Plum Rains' bring further flooding to southern 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.