Jordan

Floods kill 12, force thousands to flee Petra

Almost 4,000 tourists forced to flee from ancient Petra, as flash floods kill 12, two weeks after similar tragedy.

Jordan rains and floods kill 12, force tourists to flee Petra

Weather

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

Rains hit parts of Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Iran with many cities in Kuwait forced to shut schools due to flooding.

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

Italy

12 killed in Sicily as death toll in Italy floods mounts

Devastating storms have destroyed 100,000 hectares of pine forest as number of people killed in flooding crosses 30.

12 killed in Sicily as death toll in Italy floods mounts

Jordan

Jordanian king accepts resignations over deadly floods

Tourism and education ministers quit after flooding kills 21 people, most of whom were school children and teachers.

Jordan: King Abdullah II accepts resignations over deadly floods

Jordan

Jordan floods death toll reaches 21, mostly children

Search and rescue efforts continue in the Dead Sea area after flash floods swept away scores of people on Thursday.

Hurricane

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico

Hurricane Willa is slated to hit heavily-populated areas on western Mexican shores, producing life-threatening floods.

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico

Yemen

Yemen: Death toll from tropical storm Luban rises to 12

Health official warns of cholera and malaria outbreaks unless action is taken to address stagnant waters.

Yemen: Death toll from tropical storm Luban rises to 12

Weather

Floods tear through southern Spain, killing firefighter

Rivers and streams burst their banks as Violent storms with torrential rains lash Malaga causing flash flooding.

Floods tear through southern Spain, killing firefighter

Weather

Mexico on alert as next tropical cyclone brews in Pacific

If the depression along the Gulf of Mexico turns into a tropical storm, it will be given the name Vicente.

Mexico on alert as next tropical cyclone brews in Pacific

France

Flash floods hit France: the scale of the damage

The flooding swept away cars, gutted streets and battered buildings and bridges in southern France.

Flash floods hit France: the scale of the damage

Weather

Flash floods hit southern France, 12 dead

At least 12 dead as overnight torrential rain around Carcassonne sweeps away cars, trees and bridges.

Indonesia

Twelve school children killed in Indonesia landslide

At least 27 people killed, including 12 pupils, as mud and debris hit North Sumatra province after heavy downpours.

Indonesia: Landslide kills school children in North Sumatra

US & Canada

Rescue efforts continue as Hurricane Michael toll rises

Over a million people are without power and the death toll is expected to climb, rescue officials say.

Africa

Dozens killed by massive landslide in Uganda, many more missing

Up to 34 killed after a river in eastern Uganda burst its banks, sending thick sludge and rocks through villages.

Dozens killed by massive landslide in Uganda, many more missing

Africa

Nigeria floods ruin crops for 100,000 farmers

The disaster, which happened three weeks ago, may cause a shortage of rice, the country's staple food.