On 5 and 6 September 2010 torrential rain recorded 202.6mm which is 20% of total rainfall normally received by the country. The rainfall caused floods almost nationwide affecting over 25,000 people by destroying their residences, and other basic livelihoods. On 7 September 2010, the Government of the Gambia declared a State of National
Torrential rain since Thursday, September, 2nd 2010 lead to floods in the main part of Senegal and many towns. The most affected, Dakar, the capital gathers in his suburbs (Pikine and Guediewaye Departements) more than 30,000 affected households. Departement of Velingara in the South of Senegal gathers 1,042 affected people with 105.5 ha of flooded farms. Source: OCHA- ROWCA
Intermittent moderate to heavy rains that prevailed from July 26-30, 2010 trigerred the overflowing of Simuay River and other tributaries which caused flooding in the municipalities of Sultan Kudarat, Pagalungan and Datu Montawal, all in Maguindanao; Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat Province; and Kabacan, North Cotabato, thus, affecting 16,184 families in 35 barangays in Region XII.
SRINAGAR, India, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Heavy rainfall was hampering rescue and relief efforts in India's Himalayan region of Ladakh on Saturday, the army said, after flash floods killed at least 113 people.
North Korea state-run news agency says heavy rains have caused great damage to the country?s economy and unspecified human losses. The report said more than 5,500 houses and more than 350 public buildings have been destroyed, while almost 15,000 hectares of farmland is submerged.