Mexican military and commercial flights airlifted hundreds of tourists stranded in the flooded resort of Acapulco Tuesday, where thousands of looters ransacked stores after two deadly storms struck the country.
An estimated 600,000 people in the Philippines remained at temporary shelters or with relatives on Friday after days of heavy rain that killed 20.
Flood-battered residents of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas appealed for help Tuesday as relentless monsoon rains, which have claimed at least seven lives..
The situation has improved at flooded territories in Kostanay oblast.
The world's 136 largest coastal cities could risk combined annual losses of $1 trillion (750 billion euros) from floods by 2050 unless they drastically raise their defences.
100 rescuers and 16 vehicles have been dispatched to the flooded ares of Kostanay oblast in Kazakhstan.
Flooding has killed 36 people in a region north of Sudan's capital Khartoum.
At least 21 people have been killed and four reported missing in floods and mudslides that hit a Chinese province where at least 95 others died this week in twin earthquakes.
The devastating floods that hit central and Eastern Europe last month caused up to $4.5 billion (3.5 billion euros) in losses for the insurance industry.
Flood damage was estimated in the billions of dollars Monday as residents of the Canadian city of Calgary and other districts began mopping up after deadly floods which killed three people and forced 100,000 to flee.
Canadian authorities in the western city of Medicine Hat on Sunday ordered the evacuation of buildings in low-lying areas after flooding killed three people and forced 100,000 to flee.
Relief teams were racing against time Saturday to rescue tens of thousands of stranded people in rain-ravaged northern India as the death toll from flash floods and landslides neared 600.
Flooding forced the evacuation on Friday of some 100,000 people in the western city of Calgary and nearby towns in the heart of the Canadian oil patch.
Hungary began evacuating villages and reinforced leaking dykes along the rising Danube River on Saturday, as central Europe's worst floods in over a decade headed toward Budapest.
Four people have died and at least eight more were missing Sunday as torrential rains lashed central Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate their homes after floods and landslides.
Damage from last week's record rains and flooding in Argentina exceeded five billion dollars, according to officials, who said on Sunday that more than 350,000 people suffered losses in property.
Argentina's government declared three days of national mourning from Wednesday after massive flooding killed 54 people in Buenos Aires and the nearby university city of La Plata.
Several villages are under threat of flood because of snow melting in Pavlodar oblast.
The future of Australia's desert-dwelling bilby is under threat after floods destroyed a predator fence which allowed feral cats to kill 150 of the newborn marsupials.
The situation in Kazakhstan in general is a complicated one: Kazakhstan Emergencies Minister.
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