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KwaZulu-Natal government premier Willies Mchunu.

KZN Government Sets Up Dedicated Help Desk To Assist Flood Victims

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu said that the government has set up a dedicated help desk to assist the bereaved families of the Easter...
A house that collapsed in Umlazi H section after severe flooding hit KZN.

KZN Government Not Coping With Impact Of Flood Damage

The KZN government said that it was unable to cope with the impact of the damage caused by deadly floods in the...
A local resident stands over debris at the Quarry road informal settlement after torrential rains and flash floods in Durban.

KZN Floods Damage Estimated At R1.1 Billion

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has confirmed that the damaged caused by the Easter weekend's devastating floods is estimated at R1.1 billion.
Extreme weather safety in heavy rain and floods

Heavy Rain & Floods: 17 Tips To Stay Safe

With parts of South Africa being ravaged by heavy rain and floods, leading to loss of life and significant damage to properties...
Johan Fourie’s house in Amanzimtoti, Durban, collapsed after heavy rains on 22 April 2019 caused the soil beneath it to become unstable.

KZN Floods Death Toll Rises To 70

The KwaZulu-Natal government has confirmed that the death toll resulting from recent floods has now risen to 70.Heavy...
A chirwa bus plunges into Runde river as Cyclone Idai floods continue in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe.

Southern Africa Battles With Devastating Cyclone Idai

The death toll from cyclone Idai continues to rise as southern African countries struggle to deal with the devastating aftermath of the torrential downpours.
An aerial image of the floods in Malawi.

Death Toll Malawi Floods Rises To 56

The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56, an official said on Wednesday, with the country...
The city of Townsville has been particularly badly hit by the worst floods in a century.

New Flood Warnings Issued For Australia

Two bodies were discovered in Australia's flood-ravaged northeast on Tuesday as continuing heavy rain prompted authorities to warn of further flash floods in the hours...
Townsville and other parts of northeastern Australia have had a year's worth of rainfall in a week causing devastating flooding

Australia Hit By Worst Floods In 100 Years

Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of tornadoes and more...

Areas of Sebokeng Left Flooded After Heavy Rain

JOHANNESBURG - Several areas in Sebokeng have been flooded on Monday following heavy rainfalls from Sunday night.The Emfuleni Municipality says Evaton - Zone 6...
Vehicles swept away by floods in Pretoria West following heavy rains on 12 October 2018.

Search For Suspected Drownings Will Continue Following Tshwane Floods

The Tshwane Emergency Services (EMS) cannot confirm whether two people had drowned in the Apies River on Sunday because "no one has been reported...
Entire villages are flooded

Nigeria Declares National Disaster After Flooding Leaves 100 Dead

Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency said on...
Flash floods in Kerala, India.

India Floods Kill 43 People, More Rain Still To Come

The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 on Wednesday as...
Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima floods

11 Killed, 45 Missing as Torrential Rains Pound Western and Central...

At least 45 people are missing as torrential rains that have killed 11 people pounded western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on...

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