floods

HUGE floods have hit the scenic New South Wales town of Byron Bay after historic rain fell overnight. The streets of the town, which is popular with backpackers, gushed with water as 275mm of rain came...

AT LEAST 46 people have died after two days of heavy rain caused widespread flooding and landslides in south-east Brazil. Many of the victims were buried or washed away in floods after torrential rain...

Sea foam floods streets of Spanish town during deadly storm WATCH IT: The holiday destination town of Todda de Mar, Spain has been littered with sea foam. The extreme weather is caused by a storm that...

A vulnerable flood victim is begging Prince Charles for help to get back home – as insurers delay repairing her devastated bungalow. Desperate Patricia Meadows, 67, who is waiting for a brain op, has...

An elderly lady almost drowned after seeking refuge in a water hole for two days trying to escape a bear attack. Anna Zemlyakova, 83, was picking wild mushrooms in a forest when she was confronted by the...

Heavy downpours in recent weeks have killed scores of people and raised the threat of cholera. Heavy seasonal rain in central and southern Kenya has killed more than 100 people since April, while the...

An underwater forest you can wander through may sound like something out of a storybook, but in Brazil it's very much a real thing. We're talking lush green plants, trees and even hiking trails...

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq on Saturday closed its Sheeb border crossing with Iran to travelers and trade until further notice, Iraqi security sources said, as flooding continues to submerge villages...

Ferocious bee-killing Asian hornets are set to swamp Britain as weather forecasters predict a rise in spring temperatures. The flying insects have already been blamed for the deaths of five people in...

For most people an erupting volcano is something to be feared, but for many thrill-seeking tourists it’s the polar opposite. A new report has warned of the dangers ‘volcano tourism’ – a trend...

The Met Office has warned of heavy thunderstorms and possible flooding in the southwest. A yellow warning has been put in place between 6am tomorrow and 6pm on Saturday, with forecasters saying flooding...

PARIS – Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning waterways into raging torrents that killed at least 13 people, nine of them in just one town, authorities said Monday. People had...

Storm Callum is set to unleash gale force winds and downpours across the UK this weekend. An amber weather warning has been issued across Scotland, Wales, southern, western and northern England by Government...

They are among the 12 known victims of Tuesday night's "biblical" flash floods that wreaked havoc across the island's eastern towns. It has emerged the taxi carrying 77-year-old Antony...

Interested in Hurricane Florence? Major flooding remains in eastern North Carolina more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday that nine of the state’s...

The world’s largest river, the Amazon, floods five times more often than a century ago, warns new research. A study of more than 100 years of river level records from the Amazon shows a significant...