Covid-19: FG palliatives rotting under rain, sun in Kano
On May 17, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, delivered 110 truckloads of food items to the Kano State government to be distributed to the vulnerable and less privileged whose means of survival were affected by the lockdown directive. Two weeks later, the food items have not been distributed and have been left to rot in the open.
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
Not a drop: India's southern city of Chennai could become unlivable if rains don't come
Not a drop: India's southern city of Chennai could become unlivable if rains don't come.
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
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.
Storm Lidia leaves three dead in Mexico, continues to cause torrential rains
Storm Lidia leaves three dead in Mexico, continues to cause torrential rains.
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.