South Africa

More than 60 dead in South Africa floods

Rescue workers were digging through collapsed homes and other buildings in coastal areas of KwaZulu-Natal province.

More than 60 dead in South Africa floods

South Africa

South Africa floods, mudslides kill at least 23

Torrential downpours have flooded southern and eastern parts of the country since the start of the Easter weekend.

South Africa floods, mudslides kill at least 23

Middle East

Iran floods: Charities reach devastated villages

Volunteers have come to help but some houses are too far gone and others completely washed away.

Iran

Iran suffers '$2bn in damages' as flood toll continues to rise

Officials say 725 bridges destroyed, 14,000km of roads damaged, as six more people confirmed dead in the southwest.

Iran suffers '$2bn in damages' as flood toll continues to rise

Iran

Iran floods: Sanctions hamper relief efforts

A race against time, more heavy rain forecast for Iran as it battles to recover from flooding.

Brazil

Flash flooding hits Brazil's Rio de Janeiro

Unusually heavy rain washes cars down the streets of Brazil's former capital.

Flash flooding hits Brazil's Rio de Janeiro

Iran

Mass evacuations in Iran amid fresh flood warnings

Fresh flooding may affect 400,000 people in southern Iran, officials say, after 70 people were killed by rising waters.

Mozambique

Beira buckles in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai

Port city at epicentre of cyclone's landfall struggles to deal with humanitarian emergency created by storm, floods.

Mozambique's Beira buckles as it bears the brunt of Cyclone Idai

Iran

'Our dams are 95 percent full': Iran braces for more flooding

Scores of villages in Khuzestan ordered evacuated due to a growing risk of floods

'Our dams are 95 percent full': Iran braces for more flooding

Afghanistan

'Huge destruction': Afghanistan floods kill dozens

Flooding caused by heavy rains destroys homes and leaves trail of devastation across seven provinces.

Afghanistan floods kill dozens, worsen desperate situation

Mozambique

'Second disaster': Fears of disease, hunger in Mozambique

Survivors of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique are facing hunger and disease, say UN officials amid an urgent call for aid.

'Second disaster': Fears of disease, hunger in Mozambique

Middle East

At least 23 dead as flash floods sweep Iran

Southern city of Shiraz suffers extensive damage as government urges people to cancel trips amid forecast of more rains.

Iran flood: More than a dozen killed in flash flooding

Cyclone

Cyclone Veronica lashes Australia's west coast

Red alert issued as the storm crawls into the Pilbara coast with damaging winds, large storm surge and flooding rains.

Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai: Families hunt for missing relatives in Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai is the worst storm to hit Zimbabwe since cyclone Eline in nearly 20 years.

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Rescue efforts on, 15,000 stranded in Mozambique

Many people here are subsistence farmers, whose food for the year ahead was destroyed by the cyclone and the ensuing floods.