Heavy rains in February have affected 10,000 families across the country. 20 districts of the city of Santa Cruz were flooded on the 13 Feb.
Due to a cold front in the Caribbean coast, heavy rains, floods and violent winds have affected thousands of people since early February 2009.
Heavy rains in Morocco have claimed 24 lives and forced 2,000 people to be evacuated over the past week, interior ministry officials said Saturday.
Recent heavy rain in the Solomon Islands has caused extensive flooding. The number confirmed dead remains at eight with at least another eight missing.
Major flooding peaked at 6.53 metres at 6pm Tuesday (17th Feb) at Diamantina Lakes, and at 8am was 5.84 metres and falling.
Heavy rains since early last week in the North and Northwestern part of the country resulted in widespread flooding in the provinces of Puerto Plata and Espaillat.
Source : Emdat
Floods caused by heavy rains have affected the Province de Los Rios, causing the evacuation of dozens and destroying several houses.
33 killed and 2548 affected persons
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