Floods continue to swamp central Malaysia
Floods continue to swamp many parts of central Malaysia on Friday, after deep waters caused by heavy rains displaced nearly 50,000 people and killed at least four people. Flooding hits the country's east coast during the rainy season annually and regularly results in mass evacuations, but people in some areas say this year's are the worst in decades.
Bangladesh begins transfer of Rohingya to controversial island
Bangladesh begins transferring hundreds of Rohingya refugees to a low-lying island in an area prone to cyclones and floods, with rights groups and relatives alleging people were being coerced into leaving.
Floods, locusts and conflict: Ethiopia hit by several disasters
After the rainy season and devastating floods, Ethiopia is facing an influx of desert locusts. Tens of thousands of people lost everything in the floods and the insects have destroyed many remaining crops. Meanwhile, war broke out earlier this month in the northern Tigray region between the army and Tigrayan forces. Local authorities are concerned that an already disastrous humanitarian crisis could get even worse. Our correspondent Maria Gerth-Niculescu reports.
Images of Vietnam flood that has killed at least 18 people
At least 18 people died and more than a dozen are missing after floods submerged homes in central Vietnam and rough seas capsized fishing boats, authorities said Monday, as another storm threatened fresh downpours.
Floods sweep southeast France and northern Italy, several missing
Rescuers are searching for people reported missing in deadly floods which hit border regions of northern Italy and southern France. Six German trekkers remain unaccounted for, and many homes have been destroyed.
Brazilian town devastated by floods faces muddy desolation
Debris litters the streets of the Brazilian town of Raposos after a storm that left dozens dead after torrential rains -- the worst since records were first kept 110 years ago.
People flee floods from monsoon in India's northeast
People flee floods from monsoon rains in the northeastern Indian state of Assam where heavy rains have killed 11 so far and affected over 800,000.
Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai
The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56, an official said on Wednesday , with the country now also on alert for an approaching tropical cyclone.