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Egypt expresses solidarity with Sudan over devastating floods

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 01:28 GMT

Egypt has expressed solidarity with Sudan after Bout Dam collapsed in the southeast of the country, destroying hundreds of homes.

Emergency declared as Egyptians brace for floods, water cut-off expected

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 02:46 GMT

A state of emergency began Wednesday as Egyptians brace for a thunderstorm and heavy rains Thursday-Saturday.

Egyptian military ships relief to South Sudan flood victims

Sun, 01 Mar 2020 - 02:23 GMT

The Egyptian military transported relief to the South Sudanese flood victims that have been languishing in its aftermath for months.

Mayor of Venice sees hundreds of millions of euros of flood damage

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 01:17 GMT

The financial cost of severe flooding in Venice is likely to run to hundreds of millions of euros, Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said on Wednesday.

2019 Floodwater flowing into Egypt exceeds earlier years

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 12:26 GMT

The volume of floodwater flowing into Egypt in October exceeds those of earlier years, and the overall amount in 2019 is “promising,” the Ministry of Irrigation said Sunday

Red Sea prepares for winter floods with LE572M constructions

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 - 01:14 GMT

The Red Sea Governorate Authority has built 16 dams, dug 12 artificial lakes, and made 11 dirt barriers and canals at a cost of LE572 million.

114 killed, millions affected as floods hit Bangladesh

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:53 GMT

The death toll from monsoon storms in Bangladesh rose to 114, with flood levels still rising in many parts of the country.

4 people, 749 villages affected as heavy rain continues in India's Assam

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 12:27 GMT

The Brahmaputra and five other rivers in the state are flowing above the danger level.

Indonesia floods kill at least 31 people

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 - 09:18 GMT

Floods and landslides from torrential rains in Indonesia have killed at least 31 people and displaced thousands in the past few days.

Iran flood death toll rises to 76

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 - 10:39 GMT

Seventy-six people have been killed in Iran by floods in recent weeks, according to a new toll published with warnings still in place for large swathes of the country.

Iran evacuates more villages for fear of landslides after floods

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 - 09:45 GMT

Iran moved on Saturday to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after forecasts for more rains in the southwest of the country.

At least 42 dead in floods in Indonesia's Papua

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 - 10:49 GMT

At least 42 people have been killed by flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province, an official said Sunday.

Indonesia death toll from floods, landslides climbs to 68

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 09:34 GMT

At least 68 people have been killed and nearly 7,000 forced to take refuge in emergency shelters after floods, landslides and a tornado battered the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in the past week.

Gov't takes protective measures to avoid heavy rainfall risks

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 - 10:35 GMT

At the beginning of the winter season, certain governmental institutions have started preparations to protect agricultural lands and residential communities.

Flood control systems built in South Sinai

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 02:46 GMT

Those were constructed in Saint Catherine Valley, Abo Redis Valley, Hithi Valley, Firan Valley and Nuweiba’sWatir Valley.

Parl't speaker extends condolences over victims of Dead Sea floods

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 09:06 GMT

Abdel Aal offered condolences to the Speaker of the Jordanian Lower House of Parliament over the victims of the Dead Sea flash floods.

Death toll in French flooding hits 14

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 01:59 GMT

At least 14 people died and one remained missing after the storms and floods that battered southwest France earlier this week, local authorities said Wednesday.

At least six people killed in flashfloods in southern France, waters rising

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 11:08 GMT

At least six people were killed in flash floods in the southwestern Aude district of France after several months’ worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight.

Toll of dead from Indonesian quake jumps to 832 dead as rescuers struggle

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 01:28 GMT

The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead.

Agriculture minister urges action to face possible floods

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 - 10:46 GMT

Agriculture Minister Ezzedin Abu Stait has urged all bodies concerned to take necessary measures to face possible floods with the beginning of the winter season.

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