Just hours before the official start of the legendary Wacken heavy metal festival in northern Germany, organizers turned away fans due to chaos caused by extreme rain.
2 Oct 2022
Conflict in Burkina Faso has displaced more than 2 million people, with many of them now fleeing south into Ghana as jihadi attacks continue. DW's Maxwell Suuk visited a camp hosting refugees from Burkina Faso close to the border.
1 Feb 2022
At least nine people were wounded and around 500 families had to abandon their residences in Brazil's southern Sao Paulo state. The torrential rainfall is expected to continue until Tuesday.
12 Nov 2021
Nine people are dead and two others missing after floods in Sri Lanka and parts of southern India caused by more than a week of pounding rains. Nearly half of Sri Lanka's 25 districts have been hit by the deluge, with the worst affected areas in and around the island's tea-growing Central Highlands.
5 Oct 2021
Heavy rains brought on by tropical storm Dianmu have flooded ancient ruins and temples in Thailand's southern Ayutthaya, about 60 km (40 miles) north of Bangkok.
13 Aug 2021
Heavy rain and flooding in provinces along North Korea's east coat have inundated wide swathes of farmland as the impoverished country organizes relief efforts.
31 Jul 2021
Parts of Wallonia, the southern French-speaking region of Belgium, were particularly hard-hit by the new floods. The town of Dinant saw considerable damage, with cars having been swept away by the waters.