Mexican military races to help flood victims

TULA, MEXICO (AFP) – Soldiers and emergency workers battled Wednesday (Sept 8) to help thousands of victims of flooding in central Mexico that led to the deaths of more than a dozen Covid-19 hospital patients. More than 1,000 National Guard members, troops and rescuers were deployed after a river in the town of Tula in Hidalgo state burst its banks.

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Tennessee floods – Body of toddler Kellen Cole Burrow found after being ripped from mom's arms as she saved 4 other kids

THE body of a two-year-old toddler has been found – days after he was swept away by flash floods in Tennessee. Little Kellen Cole Burrow was ripped from his mom’s arms on Saturday as she tried to save her four other kids. The toddler’s body was found by search and rescue crews on Tuesday and family members were told that

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Turkey floods kill at least 40 people as hundreds feared missing

At least 40 people have died and hundreds are feared to be missing in northern Turkey after floods and mudslides demolished buildings and swamped homes. Emergency crews are continuing to search for more victims and survivors after torrential rain hit the Black Sea coastal provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop and Samsun on Wednesday. Opposition politician Hasan Baltaci, who represents Kastamonu,

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China floods: People trapped on subway trains as city sees more rain in an hour than flood-hit Germany in three days

People have been left trapped in cars and underground train carriages after heavy rain caused widespread damage in central China. More than 200mm of rain fell on the city of Zhengzhou, Henan province, in a single hour on Tuesday. In the recent European floods, the worst hit areas of Germany saw 182mm over three days. So far, there have been

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Germany and Belgium floods: At least 44 dead and more than 70 missing after heavy rain

At least 44 people have died and more than 70 are missing after record rainfall triggered severe floods in western Germany and neighbouring Belgium. Forty-two of the fatalities were in Germany, with Chancellor Angela Merkel calling the situation a “catastrophe” as she expressed solidarity with those affected by the flooding. The dead including 18 in the district of Ahrweiler in

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London flash floods update – Watch as cars SWAMPED in horror downpours as Peterborough & Chiswick flooded too – LATEST

FLASH flooding hit parts of London and the South yesterday, leaving a trail of destruction as the Capital is battered by torrential showers. A month's worth of rain poured down in places in just one hour yesterday – with London Fire Brigade since inundated with over 1000 calls regarding reports of flooding. Drivers were forced to abandon their vehicles as

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Afghanistan flash floods kill 160, search for bodies continues

KABUL (Reuters) – Rescuers in Afghanistan continued to search amidst mud and rubble for missing people on Saturday after flash flooding this week killed around 160 people and washed away homes across the country, officials said. Thirteen provinces, mostly in the country’s north, had been affected by floods, according to the Ministry for Disaster Management. In Parwan, just north of

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Couple devastated as café ruined by Storm Dennis floodwater months after opening

A couple have shared their devastation after Storm Dennis left their new café submerged in sewage water. Darren and Emma Hughes have run the Canal View Café in Resolven, Neath Port Talbot since only last November, and were shocked when their new business became the latest victim of the flooding which has swept across Wales. Images show the full extent

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