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Eight killed in flooding in southern Iran

Eight killed in flooding in southern Iran

At least eight people were killed in flash flooding in Iran’s southern province of Fars, an official with the Iranian emergency ministry said. He added that 14 people were injured, IRNA reported. More reports of …

Georgia's Batumi flooded again as a result of heavy rain

Georgia's Batumi flooded again as a result of heavy rain

The streets of the Georgian seaside town of Batumi have flooded again due to heavy rainfall.  Footage from Adjara TV station shows traffic has been seriously affected due to torrential downpour, which has flooded the first floors …

Death toll from floods in Turkey rises to 78

Death toll from floods in Turkey rises to 78

The death toll rose to 78 from floods in Turkey's Black Sea region, authorities said Tuesday. Heavy rain hit the region in the north of the country last Wednesday, leaving 62 people dead in the province of Kastamonu, said a …

Death toll from floods in Turkey rises to 70

Death toll from floods in Turkey rises to 70

The death toll from floods in Turkey's Black Sea region has risen to 70, authorities said on Monday. Floods caused by heavy rain hit the Black Sea region in the north of the country on Wednesday, leaving 60 people dead in the …

Turkish flood deaths hit 57; dozens still missing

Turkish flood deaths hit 57; dozens still missing

The death toll from severe floods and mudslides along Turkey’s Black Sea coast has climbed to at least 57, the country’s emergency and disaster agency said Saturday, as authorities disputed reports that dozens more people were …

Movement restored on Novorossiysk - Kerch highway

Movement restored on Novorossiysk - Kerch highway

In Anapa, traffic in both directions on the temporary section of the federal highway A-290 has been restored, the press service of the Uprdor Chernomorye informed. Earlier, this section of the Novorossiysk - Kerch highway was closed due …

Number of flood victims rises in Turkey

Number of flood victims rises in Turkey

At least 55 people died in floods in northern Turkey, the government's emergency management agency informs. "As a result of the floods, 46 people died in Kastamonu, 8 people in Sinop and one person in Bartin," RIA Novosti …

Heavy rain triggers floods, landslides in Japan

Heavy rain triggers floods, landslides in Japan

More than a million people were urged to seek shelter as torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in western Japan on Saturday, leaving at least one dead and two missing, France 24 reports.  Authorities in Hiroshima and the …

Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 27

Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 27

Turkish officials say search-and-rescue crews have recovered 10 more bodies overnight, raising the death toll from the severe floods and mudslides that struck the north of the country to 27 on Friday. The floods battered the Black Sea …

Nine dead, 1 missing as floods hit Turkey’s Black Sea region

Nine dead, 1 missing as floods hit Turkey’s Black Sea region

Floods claimed nine lives in Kastamonu province while one person remains missing in Bartın as the Black Sea region grapples with two days of torrential rains. The flooding prompted evacuations and destroyed buildings, bridges and roads …

Six dead as floods hit Turkey’s Black Sea provinces

Six dead as floods hit Turkey’s Black Sea provinces

This week’s floods in Turkey’s Black Sea region have claimed at least six lives, and at least one person is missing, officials said on Aug. 12.  Floods due to heavy rains hit the northern Black Sea region …

At least 12 dead as floodwaters rush into subway tunnel in China

At least 12 dead as floodwaters rush into subway tunnel in China

At least 12 people were killed and 5 injured when a subway tunnel was flooded in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, the administrative center of east-central China's Henan province, regional authorities said in a statement posted on the Weibo …

Catastrophe support to be German military's 'top priority'

Catastrophe support to be German military's 'top priority'

German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said the main focus for the German military, the Bundeswehr, will be assisting the emergency response.  "I have already ordered that all other assignments that are not …

Five dead in floods, landslides in northeast Turkey

Five dead in floods, landslides in northeast Turkey

At least five people have been killed and three people are missing after heavy rains hit Turkey’s northeastern Black Sea coast, triggering floods and landslides, officials and reports said Thursday. The heavy downpour struck the …

Sochi hit by flooding after torrential rainfall (VIDEO)

Sochi hit by flooding after torrential rainfall (VIDEO)

Several streets and a technical floor of a hospital have been flooded in Sochi as a result of heavy rains pouring down on the resort city since Sunday. Sochi Mayor Alexey Kopaygorodsky informed on his Telegram channel that there are emergency …

More than 160 people in Crimea evacuated from flood-hit areas

More than 160 people in Crimea evacuated from flood-hit areas

More than 160 people were evacuated from flood-hit areas in Crimea after heavy rains and the subsequent overflow of River Belbek, a spokesperson for the Russian emergencies ministry said. The spokesperson added that they were …

Heavy rain floods several streets and metro station in Moscow

Heavy rain floods several streets and metro station in Moscow

Heavy rain that hit Moscow Monday left a number of streets and one metro station flooded. The strong wind fell several trees and billboards and damaged several storefronts, a source in the emergency services said. "It is known …