Residents of Ijebu Ode lamen aftermath of rainfall
Residents of Ijebu Ode are counting their losses after a heavy rainfall wrecked havoc in the city and its environs
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.
Flooding in Lagos
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, was another rainy day in the city of Lagos. And as is usually the case when there is a heavy downpour in Nigeria's most populous state, flooding was the order of the day. Video credits: Benjamin Alade and Ayodele Adeniran
Rescue efforts underway after massive landslide in Bolivia
Bolivian rescue teams and residents of a hillside neighbourhood in La Paz attempt to recover what is left of their homes and belongings after a landslide struck, triggered by heavy rain and runoffs.
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.
Rainstorm ravages Rivers
Port Harcourt, Rivers State was ravaged by a rainstorm on Monday, May 7. The devastation wreaked havoc in Rumuola, Aba Road and GRA between 2:30 and 3 pm. The powerful storm tore off roofs of buildings, knocked down trees and damaged some buildings.
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.