According to official statement, the death toll in the heat wave sweeping across Orissa has risen to 31 on Monday(11/05/2009, Times of India reported.
Severe flooding has hit Brazil's perennially drought-stricken northeast, killing 15 people and leaving 70,000 others homeless.
On 20-21 April, flooding was reported in 10 locations on the outskirts of Mazar city and 3 in Chemtal district of Balkh province.
Continuous heavy rains in the low-lying areas along Chico River from 5:00 PM to 12:00 midnight (local time) of 21 April 2009 caused caused flash flooding in Rizal, Cagayan particularly to the baran
Recent rainfall caused floods and landslides severely affecting North Ambrym. Ten villages between Linbul and Ranvetlam, with an estimated population of 950 (239 households), were affected.
Killed 14, 10 affected persons
Source : Emdat
Rain-induced floods have displaced over 8,000 people in a commune north of Bujumbura, the Burundian capital, and damaged at least 1,200 houses as well as crops
Several days of heavy rain caused a dam burst near Jakarta, drownning over 32, flooding hundreds of homes, many still trapped by waters as high as 6m in some places.
The western province of Zambia has been hit by widespread flooding. The flooding has mainly affected districts in the Zambezi River Basin.
Flooding continues in the Red River Basin of North Dakota and Minnesota, along with flooding in the Missouri River Basin of western North Dakota and in the Minnesota and Mississipi River basins of