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Vast swathes of southeastern Myanmar lie under floodwaters that have already forced tens of thousands to flee their homes as the death toll from a massive landslide hit 59, firefighters said Monday.
The FCT Emergency Management Agency has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding.
Dozens of villages and towns have been evacuated in southern Iran as authorities issued warnings for a fresh round of flooding in the regions bordering Iraq, home to a number of rivers and dams.
Rescue workers in Mozambique are racing against time to save hundreds of people clinging onto roofs and trees around the devastated city of Beira, days after a powerful cyclone triggered flash floods, submerging entire villages and wiping out communities across southeastern Africa.
The death toll from flash floods and mudslides, triggered by days of torrential downpours in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.
It was meant to be a fun excursion after football practice, but it turned into a life-threatening, two-week ordeal for a group of youngsters trapped in a cave with rising waters and no apparent escape route.
Municipal Workers in Western Japan struggled on Friday to restore water supplies, a week after floods caused by a record downpour killed more than 200 people in the worst such disaster in 36 years.
Two toddlers were among 14 people killed in Mumbai after floods destroyed homes and disrupted traffic in India's financial capital, police said, but lighter-than-feared rain on Wednesday helped relief efforts.
Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people.
The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized rare but outlawed items as well as more widely traded but contraband items across the two states constituting the command.
Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France’s new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it.
Mr. Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu have been reappointed as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, respectively by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Thousands of residents have been displaced in Guri, Kirikassamma and Birnin Kudu council areas, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Ya’u, told reporters on Tuesday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the search conducted by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) at the Epe home of a former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday said there would be an extension of deadline for prospective candidates to register for the online 2018/2019 admission screening.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).
Archbishop Adewale Martins of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos on Thursday condemned the recent attitude where some youths promoted nudity instead of chastity in the name of
Three suspected members of a secret cult, the Klensman confraternity, were on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped.