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Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands
Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands

Residents in low-lying areas of the Marshall Islands are braced for flooding underscoring the islands' vulnerability to climate change.

Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands
US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse

The United States urges governments to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions from the collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.

US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
China landslide deaths rise to 25
China landslide deaths rise to 25

The death toll from a landslide triggered by flooding in China has risen to 25, with 12 more people missing.

China landslide deaths rise to 25
Massive clean-up after 20 killed in French Riviera floods
Massive clean-up after 20 killed in French Riviera floods

Volunteers and firefighters began the gruelling task of cleaning up French Riviera towns strewn with mud and debris, as the death toll from floods which tore through the region rose to 20.

Massive clean-up after 20 killed in French Riviera floods
Sixteen dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera
Sixteen dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera

Violent storms and flooding along the chic French Riviera overnight have killed at least 16 people and left another five missing.

Sixteen dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera
All missing people found after Japan floods: authorities
All missing people found after Japan floods: authorities

Japanese authorities said they had found all the people left missing after massive floods that devastated large areas north of Tokyo.

All missing people found after Japan floods: authorities
Japan PM visits flood-hit town as rescuers search for missing
Japan PM visits flood-hit town as rescuers search for missing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a disaster-struck city north of Tokyo in the aftermath of massive flooding that killed at least three people.

Japan PM visits flood-hit town as rescuers search for missing
Floods spark evacuations as Japan is deluged
Floods spark evacuations as Japan is deluged

Tens of thousands of people were ordered to flee homes across Japan as heavy rain pounded the country, sending radiation-tainted waters into the ocean at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

Floods spark evacuations as Japan is deluged
Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency
Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency

Torrential rains and flooding have killed 81 people in Pakistan over the past two weeks and affected almost 300,000, the disaster management agency said Tuesday, warning of more bad weather to come.

Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency
Flood of Londoners take to boats to escape housing costs
Flood of Londoners take to boats to escape housing costs

Rocketing housing costs in Britain's capital have fuelled a surge in Londoners seeking cheaper accommodation on boats, with increased numbers putting pressure on the city's historic network of rivers and canals.

Flood of Londoners take to boats to escape housing costs
Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo
Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo

Georgian police were hunting down a tiger who escaped from the capital's flood-ravaged zoo after after another tiger mauled a man to death before being killed.

Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo
Fourteen dead, hundreds of zoo animals wiped out in Georgia floods
Fourteen dead, hundreds of zoo animals wiped out in Georgia floods

Nine people were missing in Georgia's capital Tbilisi, a day after freak floods killed 14 people and swept away zoo animals, some of which were shot after being found prowling the streets.

Fourteen dead, hundreds of zoo animals wiped out in Georgia floods
Lions, tigers on the loose in deadly Tbilisi floods
Lions, tigers on the loose in deadly Tbilisi floods

Lions, tigers and even a hippopotamus escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, adding to chaos caused by severe flooding that killed at least 12 people.

Lions, tigers on the loose in deadly Tbilisi floods
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Billions in damages from floods in Kazakhstan

Flood disaster in Kazakhstan has caused billions of tenge in damages and destruction.

Billions in damages from floods in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary
Movement of meltwater around Astana as observed from two satellites

A lot of efforts were made to preserve Astana from flooding. Technology were one way to do that as daily photographs of areas around the Kazakh capital were made to control the situation.

Movement of meltwater around Astana as observed from two satellites
Photo courtesy of the press service of the Department of Emergency Situations of East Kazakhstan Oblast
Hundreds evacuated in flood-hit East Kazakhstan

People have been evacuated from seven villages in East Kazakhstan Oblast as water flooded and damaged hundreds of houses.

Hundreds evacuated in flood-hit East Kazakhstan
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Evacuees return to worst-hit village in flood aftermath in Kazakhstan

As waters subside in Kazakhstan's Karaganda Oblast, villagers start returning to their homes. Damages from the natural disaster remain to be assessed.

Evacuees return to worst-hit village in flood aftermath in Kazakhstan
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Rise of water level in river near Kazakh capital continues

Water continues to rise in the Nura River, placing emergency services on high alert in the capital of Kazakhstan Astana.

Rise of water level in river near Kazakh capital continues
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Kazakh villagers ask to asses damages from flooding

Villagers from flood-hit areas in Kazakhstan ask for help and to assess damages to their homes. Emergency services are still working to counter the consequences of flooding and prevent additional ruin.

Kazakh villagers ask to asses damages from flooding
Floods in Karaganda Oblast ©Aisulu Bushtayeva
Flooding in Kazakhstan abates, consequences remain to be dealth with

As meltwater in Kazakhstan subsides, there are still measure to be taken to deal with the consequences and secure people's livelihoods.

Flooding in Kazakhstan abates, consequences remain to be dealth with