Central African Republic

In Pictures: Floods in Central African Republic

The Red Cross says seven people have died and 25 were injured in the worst flooding the country has seen in two decades.

In Pictures: Floods in Central African Republic

Africa

Scores of inmates escape Nigeria prison after heavy rains

Ninety-seven escapees at large after rainfall in Kogi state prison allows over 120 to escape, prison authority says.

Scores of inmates escape Nigeria prison after heavy rains

Africa

UN: Almost one million people affected by floods in South Sudan

Heavy flooding since July has submerged entire communities and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes, OCHA says.

UN: Almost one million people affected by floods in South Sudan

Weather

At least four killed in eastern Spain floods

The change of season is usually violent in the western Mediterranean and eastern Spain is bearing the brunt this autumn.

At least four killed in eastern Spain floods

India

India floods, landslides kill more than 270

Heavy rains in parts of four Indian states - Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat - cause widespread damage.

India floods, landslides kill more than 270

Myanmar

Death toll in Myanmar landslide jumps to 61

More than two dozen homes were destroyed by the cascade of mud, displacing more than 150 villagers.

Death toll in Myanmar landslide rises as rescue efforts continue

Weather

Monsoon rains in Pakistan kill at least 17 people

Heavy rains inundate much of Pakistan, leaving large parts of Karachi under water and causing at least 17 deaths.

Monsoon rains in Pakistan kill at least 17 people

Vietnam

Dozens dead, six missing in Typhoon Wipha's aftermath in Vietnam

Nearly 3,900 houses, more than 22,000 hectares of crops submerged in massive flooding in southern Lam Dong province.

Dozens dead, six missing in Typhoon Wipha's aftermath in Vietnam

Asia

Asia flooding: Dozens killed in China, Pakistan and India

The tens of thousands moved to relief camps can only wait before it is safe to return.

Myanmar

Myanmar landslide kills dozens, many more feared missing

At least 41 people killed after a deluge of mud descends on village in Myanmar's eastern Mon state.

Myanmar landslide kills dozens, many more feared missing

India

Monsoon floods in India kill at least 100, displace thousands

More than 300,000 people displaced as Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra states are hit by devastating floods.

Monsoon floods in India kill at least 100, displace thousands

Weather

India's monsoon flooding more erratic and the season weaker

As the Mahalaxmi Express train is stranded again, Chennai has run out of water and the Thar desert sees flash flooding.

India's monsoon flooding more erratic and the season weaker

Asia

Monsoon floods: Death toll rises to more than 660 in South Asia

Severe floods and lightning kill at least 666 across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan as monsoon takes its toll.

Weather

Deadly floods hit south and east China

Downpours cause widespread disruption from Sichuan to Fujian provinces.

Deadly floods hit south and east China

Floods

Worst floods in years 'submerge' Bangladesh villages

More than four million at risk of food insecurity and disease as flooding forces nearly 200,000 to flee their homes.

Worst floods in years 'submerge' Bangladesh villages