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Sky NEWS   04 February 2020   New Zealand  
<p>Parts of the island saw more than a metre of rain in 60 hours, the country's Metservice said, adding that a further 200m-300mm of rain was expected to cause "dangerous river conditions and significant flooding" over the coming day.<br />A state of emergency ...
DW   26 January 2020   Brazil  
<p>At least 44 people have been killed, with 19 still missing, following more than two days of torrential rains in the southeast of the country. The severe weather comes one year after a dam break killed nearly 300 people.</p>
Stuff.co.nz   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The main trunk rail line at Rangitata has suffered "significant damage" from flooding according to an initial assessment by KiwiRail.<br />KiwiRail executive general manager operations Siva Sivapakkiam​ said while the company is waiting on flood waters ...
Express   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The huge landslip will see tourists face an uneasy wait for rescuers. Authorities in New Zealand have warned the tourists they may not be saved until Friday. The mudslides happened near the Franz and Fox glaciers, which, Sky News reports, is on the country’s ...
Stuff.co.nz   07 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>A curious Mt Somers school busdriver saw first-hand the force of nature when she went to check out the rising Rangitata River. <br />Ange Protheroe, 34, was at the right place at the right time with her husband when she captured footage of the "massive" ...
CNN   16 November 2019   Italy   Venice  
<p>Images of the flooded St. Mark's Basilica in Venice have shocked many across the world this week. Since Tuesday, parts of the city were damaged by the most severe high waters Venice has seen in over half a century, with six-foot high tide levels engulfing ...
ITV   08 August 2019   Scotland   Edinburgh  
<p>A major railway through Edinburgh has been flooded after heavy rain over Wednesday.<br />Trains in and out of Edinburgh were hit by flooding in Linlithgow, west of the capital, which caused the line between the town and city to close.<br />ScotRail has ...
Greek Reporter   26 February 2019   Greece   Chania - Crete  
<p>Flooding from the winter storm &ldquo;Oceanis&rdquo; killed one person and extensive damage was recorded on bridges and roads in Crete as the extreme weather which began on Sunday continued to pummel the Greek island.<br />The body of a 61-year-old farmer ...
ABS-CBN News   24 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>MAKASSAR, Indonesia - The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to 30, as rescuers raced to find two dozen still missing, the disaster agency said Thursday.<br />Thousands have been evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and ...
ABS-CBN News   31 October 2018   Philippines  
<p>MANILA - Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday after a typhoon dumped heavy rainfall on a mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.<br />Soldiers and disaster agency personnel ...