Nigeria flood victims demand more government help
Severe downpours in the Jibia region left 50 people dead and many more homeless. The government says it has promised new housing for the worst affected – despite the fact that the homes they lost were built illegally.
Rainstorm ravages Rivers
Port Harcourt, Rivers State was ravaged by a rainstorm on Monday, May 7. The devastation wreaked havoc in Rumuola, Aba Road and GRA between 2:30 and 3 pm. The powerful storm tore off roofs of buildings, knocked down trees and damaged some buildings.
Huge hailstorm batters Turkey
A freak storm swept through Istanbul on Thursday (July 27), unleashing heavy rain and hail that flooded roads, felled trees and brought air traffic and transport to a standstill.