The rainy season has caused severe flooding on the Indonesian island of Java. Challenging evacuation efforts are reportedly complicating voting in the world's third largest democracy, which is scheduled to take place in two days.
The German chancellor urged people to "stick together" while visiting flooded areas of Verden in northern Germany. Thousands of emergency forces have been combating rising rivers amid heavy rainfall across the country.
The death toll from floods in northern Tanzania following torrential rains this weekend has risen to 63, the prime minister said on Monday, adding to hundreds of other deaths caused by extreme weather in East Africa since seasonal rains began in October.
The death toll from floods in northern Tanzania following torrential rains this weekend has risen to 63, officials have said. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said in comments broadcast on television on Monday that the number of injured stood at 116 people.
This is the scene in Idi-Araba, home to Lagos University Teaching Hospital, after Sunday's heavy downpour.
Often the only way to identify the dead after natural disasters, like Libya's floods or Hawaii's wildfire, is with DNA, fingerprints and dental records.
10 Jun 2023
President Zelenskyy said he has visited the flood-hit region of Kherson, as rescue efforts continue following the breach of the Kakhovka dam and says more help is needed.