World Mar 1, 2020

More than 200,000 hit by Congo floods

More than 200,000 people have been affected by floods that have ravaged Congo since last year, authorities said Saturday. The government has issued an urgent international appeal after the flooding along the Congo and Ubangi rivers in the country's north, inundating communities and washing away ...

Storm Dennis wreaks deadly havoc across flood-hit Britain

World Feb 18, 2020

Storm Dennis wreaks deadly havoc across flood-hit Britain

Britain on Monday battled the fallout from Storm Dennis after the second severe storm in seven days left one woman dead over the weekend. Winds of more than 90 mph (140 kph), along with more than a month's worth of rain in 48 hours in ...

Bad weather in southwest France claims third victim

World Dec 16, 2019

Bad weather in southwest France claims third victim

Fierce storms in southwest France have claimed a third victim, authorities said Sunday, after a man in his 40s was found dead in his submerged car two days after going missing. Deputy district attorney Laurent Bidault blamed the death on the weather, adding that the ...