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Having just emerged from the worst drought in decades, Kenya is now battling incessant rain and flash floods associated with the El Nino phenomenon.
The worst flooding to hit Somalia in decades has killed 29 people and forced more than 300,000 to flee their homes, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Wednesday, following heavy rains that have inundated towns across East Africa.
Many people in Libya have been left without fresh drinking water since the floods contaminated sources, but there's a new danger if they travel to get water: landmines displaced by strong currents.
An estimated 96 people died in the Maui wildfires, but that figure could double or even triple in the next 10 days, the governor said. Search crews are going street by street through devastated neighborhoods.
Thousands of people have been evacuated as authorities rush to tame fires on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Hurricane Dora fueled the wildfire, while power outages impeded rescue operations.
Rescue teams were battling heavy rain while looking for survivors of a deadly landslide in India's state of Maharashtra. Bad weather is expected to continue.
Clashes between supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko and the police have killed at least 15 people. The violence erupted after he was sentenced to two years in prison.
A massive storm system that brought numerous tornadoes has killed at least 21 people across the United States. High winds are still expected as the storms move northeast.
More people have died after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the same border area that was devastated just two weeks ago. The new tremor triggered panic and injured hundreds.
Rescues provide a glimmer of hope among Turkey and Syrian quake ruins as toll tops 21,000.
Freezing conditions have deepened the misery for survivors of the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria earlier this week.