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Germany prepares for major coastal floods as severe winter hits

Germany was preparing for what could be the worst flooding to his its north-eastern coast since 2006, amid severe winter conditions across the country on Wednesday, according to weather services.

Reports: Vietnamese floods kill 13

At least 13 people have been reported dead in central Vietnam's most recent spate of floodings.

Severe storm causes floods in western Greece

Severe weather on several Greek islands early on Saturday has led to flooding that caused serious damage in the west of the country, according to local media.

Thailand's floods kill three, submerges tens of thousand of homes

Monsoon floods in Thailand have killed three people and submerged more than 68,000 households, officials said on Friday.

Croatian-Slovenian flood protection project presented

The Croatian water management company Hrvatske Vode is launching a project in cooperation with state institutions in Croatia and Slovenia, for integrated flood risk management in transboundary river basins.

Residents evacuated amid floods in Indian IT city Hyderabad

Residents living in low-lying areas of Indian information technology hub Hyderabad were being evacuated Saturday and IT firms asked their employees to work from home as days of rain led to floods in the city, officials and news reports said.

More than 130 killed in North Korean floods: UN report

More than 130 people have died and nearly 400 are missing in North Korea after Typhoon Lionrock caused severe flooding, according to a United Nations report released on Monday.

Indian flood disaster widens: 40 dead, millions stranded

Widespread flooding in India was worsening on Tuesday, as several rivers, including the Ganges, rose above their danger mark and threatened to inundate further areas, officials and news reports said.

At least 30 dead in India floods and monsoon rains

At least 30 people have died in heavy monsoon rains and floods in central and northern India over the past three days, officials and news reports said Sunday.

11 dead, 30,000 rescued in "historic" Louisiana flood

At least eleven people have died and more than 30,000 people have had to be rescued from "historic" flooding in the southern US state of Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards said Tuesday.

Flash floods kill seven in Vietnam

At least seven people were killed and one was missing in flash floods in northern Vietnam that were triggered by heavy rain over the past four days, authorities said Monday.

Historic flooding in southern US claims at least two lives

Flooding in the US southern state of Louisiana was described Saturday as a "truly historic event," and the governor warned residents to brace for more rain.

Deadly flooding in Myanmar displaces 430,000 people

At least eight people have died and more than 430,000 have been relocated due to the flooding across nine regions in northern and central Myanmar, the Ministry of Information said Saturday.

Croatian FM signs book of condolence at Macedonian embassy

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac on Tuesday visited the Macedonian Embassy in Zagreb and signed a book of condolence, expressing his sympathy with the Macedonian people and the families of those killed in a freak deluge which hit Skopje on Saturday, claiming at least 22 lives.

Severe storm kills 20 in Macedonia, 1,000 people rescued

A severe thunderstorm that dumped torrential rain on the Macedonian capital, Skopje, has killed at least 20 people, Deputy Health Minister Nikola Todorov said Sunday.

18 bodies found, 23 feared dead in India bridge collapse

Rescue workers in India found 18 bodies on Friday after a bridge collapsed over a flooded river earlier in the week.

At least 52 dead, millions affected as floods inundate eastern India

At least 52 people were killed as floods driven by torrential monsoon rains ravaged India's eastern states, officials and news reports said Saturday.

Seven killed, over 1.2 million hit in floods in India's Assam

Floods driven by incessant monsoon rains have killed at least seven people and affected over 1.2 million in India's north-eastern state of Assam, officials said Tuesday.

Ministers visit storm-hit Osijek, local hospital to be renovated

Health Minister Dario Nakic said in Osijek on Tuesday that the damage caused to the city hospital by a storm that hit Osijek on Monday, would be removed and that it was estimated at five million kuna.

Death toll rises to 47 in Indonesian landslides, floods

The death toll rose to 47 from landslides and floods in parts of Central Java in Indonesia over the weekend, officials said Monday.

Death toll rises to 24 in Indonesia, 26 missing

The death toll rose to 24 from landslides and floods in parts of Central Java over the weekend, with at least 26 people missing.

Flood clean-up efforts start in Germany, but more storms predicted

German rescue teams on Monday took advantage of a break after days of storms to clear up some of the worst damage, but meteorologists warned that more bad weather was on the horizon.

Floods claim 7 lives in Bavaria; storms at rock fest cause injuries

The death toll from severe flooding in southern Germany rose to seven on Friday after a 72-year-old man who suffered a heart attack died in hospital.

Refugees help Germany's flood victims: "We're giving something back"

Naja Al Hassa, a 30-year-old Syrian, was one of 25 refugees helping clean up the small town of Simbach am Inn after floods ravaged large parts of southern Germany on Wednesday.

Paris braces for more flooding as Seine expected to hit 6 metres

The river Seine could hit a level of 6 metres in Paris on Friday, according to a regional government website, further dousing a city that had already seen 5 metres of water the day before.

Merkel expresses sympathy for victims of mass flooding in Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her sympathy Thursday to the families of those who have died in devastating floods that have turned large swathes of southern Germany into disaster areas, as a sixth victim was found late in the day.

Floods in France force evacuations, submerge highways and river banks

Floods in northern France have caused thousands of people to be evacuated from their homes as waters envelop streets and river banks, the Interior Ministry said.

Floods in France force evacuations, cover highways and river banks

Floods in northern France have caused thousands of people to be evacuated from their homes as waters envelop streets and river banks, French media reported.

South-East Asia braces for La Nina floods

After a year of drought caused by El Nino, the storms of the attendant weather phenomenon La Nina could bring about widespread flooding and devastation.

Two thousand homes rebuilt after 2014 disastrous flood

Kuscevic said that the former government had nevertheless done a good job which the incumbent government is continuing and that it would soon complete reconstruction in the area.

Flooding threatens several US communities along Mississippi River

Millions of people living along the Mississippi River braced Saturday for flooding as surging water moved south from hard-hit Missouri where heavy rainfall had already caused rivers and streams to spill over their banks.

Britain experiencing record rain and floods, army deployed

The British government also has the military involved in building temporary flood defences in the north-west and evacuating residents in Lancashire.

Reconstruction work on Gunja mosque completed

The head of the Islamic community in Croatia, Aziz Hasanovic, expressed gratitude to all those involved in the HRK 1.5 million reconstruction project, ...