Hundreds die in flooding in Nigeria
Floods across 10 states of Nigeria have killed 100 people, a spokesman for the country's emergency and disasters agency said on Monday (September 17). Heavy rains in recent days has resulted in a national disaster in four states - Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.
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.
Storm Lidia leaves three dead in Mexico, continues to cause torrential rains
Storm Lidia leaves three dead in Mexico, continues to cause torrential rains.
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.