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.

United States

Michael devastates parts of Florida before moving north

The storm’s eye is moving towards the Carolinas, which are still reeling from Hurricane Florence floods.

Weather

Flash floods in Spain's Mallorca kill 9, many missing

Two British nationals among the dead as cars are swept away by raging, muddy waters in the Spanish island.

Flash floods in Spain's Mallorca kill 9, many missing

Hurricane

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Michael set to hit Florida

Over half a million people in US state of Florida have been urged to seek shelter before the storm hits on Wednesday.

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Michael set to hit Florida

Weather

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

Evacuations under way as 'monstrous' storm expected to make landfall on Wednesday, bringing strong wind and heavy rain.

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

Latin America

Washed away - Nicaragua begins to recover from Managua floods

Dealing with large-scale damage and destruction and an increased risk of communicable diseases, Nicaraguans struggle to return after a devastating flood leaves thousands homeless.

Weather

Heavy rain causes floods, landslides in Central America

Total rainfall over the region has averaged between 50 and 100mm daily over the last several days.

Heavy rain causes floods, landslides in Central America

Oman

Oman on alert as tropical cyclone begins to form in Arabian Sea

Forecast models predict the development of a tropical cyclone that could make landfall on Thursday or Friday.

Oman on alert as tropical cyclone begins to form in Arabian Sea

United States

Remnants of Hurricane Rosa hit southwestern US

Flash floods hit the parched deserts around the Four Corner States.

Remnants of Hurricane Rosa hit southwestern US

Africa

The deadly cost of DR Congo's pollution

Many say new ban on manufacturing and sale of plastic bags and bottles is not enough to tackle rubbish crisis.

Nigeria

Nigeria floods death toll hits 199

Heavy rains and flooding in 12 states deemed a national disaster with hundreds of thousands facing a cholera outbreak.

Nigeria floods death toll hits 199

Weather

Floods hit northern India leaving villagers stranded

Dozens rescued as raging torrents lash parts of Himachal Pradesh state and Indian-administered Kashmir.

Floods hit northern India leaving villagers stranded

Tunisia

Tunisia slammed by deadly flash floods

At least four killed as torrential rains lash the north African country, flooding roads and damaging property.

Tunisia: Record rainfall causes deadly floods

Weather

Flooding hits western Mexico

Cars float down road as tropical depression lashes Sinaloa state.

Flooding hits western Mexico

Philippines

Philippines landslide: 'At least he was in one piece'

Death toll from landslide caused by Typhoon Mangkhut rises to 81, three days after it battered northern Luzon island.