Many areas have been flooded on 27 February, 2010 because of the heavy rainfall in Girne (Kyrenia) and Lefkosa (Nicosia). The information received so far has revealed that there had been no case of death or injury but, more than 3000 people have been affected . Additionally,700 homes, 56 offices and 27 vehicles had been informed to be damaged.
Chance of failing pit dam now imminent. The territory of the town of Kalush and villages of Kropyvnyk and Sivka-Kaluska in Kalush district of Ivano-Frankivsk region were declared an “ecological catastrophe zone” for a period of 90 days by Presidential decree, and was backed by Parliament. In compliance with the President Yuschenko's decree, the Cabinet of Ministers is urged to immediately evacuate people from this area.
Flash floods killed at least 10 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in different parts of Kandahar Province, southern Afghanistan, on 7 February, according to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS).