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#flash floods

# flash-floods - Saturday 18 February, 2017

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

# flash-floods - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors

The death toll currently stands at almost 60, but is expected to rise as rescue efforts continue.

# flash-floods - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

14 dead after 'dramatic' storm hits Italian island of Sardinia

Among the dead was an entire family of four Brazilian immigrants who drowned in their basement flat.

# flash-floods - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Death toll in Colorado floods rises to four US

Death toll in Colorado floods rises to four

Four people have been confirmed dead in Colorado, and 80 remain unaccounted for, following “biblical” flash floods.

# flash-floods - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Photos: Rescuers race against time as India monsoon toll nears 600

Relief teams are working to rescue tens of thousands of people who have been left stranded after flash floods and landslides.

# flash-floods - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Torrential rains hit desert Jordan, floods sweep Middle East

In northern Jordan, relief workers distributing aid to Syrian refugees were injured in a “stampede” in a camp where hundreds of tents have been destroyed by the rains.

# flash-floods - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

In photos: Torrential rains deluge Manila Philippines This post contains images

In photos: Torrential rains deluge Manila

The Philippines’s capital has been turned into a “water world” in a deluge that has killed at least 23 people and forced hundreds of thousands to flee.

# flash-floods - Monday 19 December, 2011

Philippines prepares for mass burial of storm victims Philippines This post contains images

Philippines prepares for mass burial of storm victims

The tropical storm killed at least 650 people this weekend and left over 800 missing, according to the Red Cross.

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# flash-floods - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Death toll rises to 650 after Philippines storm

More than 800 people are still missing after flash floods that swept away houses and splintered families.

# flash-floods - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Death toll in Filipino flash floods rises to 436 Philippines This post contains images

Death toll in Filipino flash floods rises to 436

Many people were killed as they slept in their beds and tropical storm tore through two cities.