Storms moving in from the Gulf of Mexico threatened to worsen flooding in places like Brazoria and Fort Bend counties, southwest of Houston, where residents near the Brazos River were forced from their homes.
The Louvre and Orsay museums were closed Friday as staff work to remove artworks from rooms threatened by the rising waters.
Some towns in central France have been hit by their worst floods in over a century, with more than 5,000 people evacuated since the weekend and around 19,000 homes without power.
Sri Lankan villagers said torrents of muddy water, tree branches and debris came crashing down Tuesday around their homes in the three villages in Kegalle district, about 72 kilometers (45 miles) north of Colombo.
The flood water inundated Mahadevpur-I, Mahadevpur-IV and Kakoni villages besides submerging paddy fields in Namsai district, an official report said today.
Emergency workers on Tuesday found the bodies of a woman and two children killed in a landslide, taking the death toll from two days of heavy rain to 11. Six more were still missing.
In the new chapters of the draft Development Control Regulations released on Sunday, the civic body has made this mandatory provision for all new buildings to come up in the city henceforth.
While Puducherry was hit by floods due to heavy rains in December 2015, Arunachal Pradesh too was affected by floods last year.
Police have advised up to 400 people to evacuate their homes and move possessions to the upper floors of their homes near rivers in York.
With Chennai seeing its worst rainfall in 100 years, we take a look at what caused it, what the impact is, what’s being done and what Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has to do.
After a visit to the worst flood-hit areas, National Security Secretary Sergio Berni told reporters late Tuesday that the 11,000 evacuees hail from 39 municipalities in Buenos Aires province.
State media reports say the flood struck Xiaoyuhecun Valley on Monday afternoon amid the heaviest rains recorded in the area in 30 years.
The chief minister earlier held a meeting with Chief Secretary, DGP, IG Law and Order, IG Police and Disaster Management Secretary.
Incessant rains have left thousands of people homeless in Manipur amd Mizoram.
About 36 people sustained injuries in the rain and flood related accidents. At least 294,844 people were affected by the floods.