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October 25, 2018 6:05 PM Jordan flooding: How many schoolchildren have died after flash floods hit family picnic

Jordan’s Dead Sea area has been hit by deadly flash flooding. But how many schoolchildren have died after flash floods hit families having picnic? A major rescue operation was underway today after flash floods hit the area near Jordan’s Dead Sea. Around 40 children and their teachers were on an outing on Thursday when the floods struck. How many schoolchildren 35

October 25, 2018 4:47 PM Jordan flash floods: Students killed as bus swept away

At least eight students have been killed and 16 more are missing after flash floods swept away their bus near the Dead Sea in Jordan, officials say. The bus had been carrying 37 students and seven members of staff when it was washed away, officials added. A huge rescue operation involving helicopters, troops and divers has been launched at the Zara Maeen 12

October 17, 2018 7:53 PM Texas flooding mapped: Kingland bridge COLLAPSES

FLASH floods in Texas washed away a bridge in Kingsland after record heavy rainfall in parts of the US southern state - but where exactly has the flooding taken place? Texan Governor Greg Abbot declared a state of disaster in 18 state counties swamped by severe weather and major flooding on Tuesday. In a statement, he said: “Texas is taking immediate 8

October 16, 2018 1:28 PM France flooding: Villegailhenc 'like a WAR ZONE'

AT LEAST 11 people have died after flash floods hit southern France over the weekend as the worst hit area of Villegailhenc was described as being "a war zone". Several months’ worth of rain fell in only a few hours over the weekend in Aude, a region in the southwest of France. One river rose by more than eight metres (26ft) in five hours. Nine of the 11 deaths 20

October 16, 2018 9:23 AM France floods: BIBLICAL scene as flash floods turn street RED

WATCH as red wine leaking from a warehouse mixes with floods in Trèbes, France, following devastating flash flooding in the region. A video shows wine leaking from a nearby warehouse and mixing with the floods, turning the street into a red river. Many Twitter users were quick to point out the scene’s biblical connotations, comparing it to Jesus turning 8

October 15, 2018 1:33 PM Hurricane Leslie latest: Nine regions in Spain on alert as flash floods kill 13

HURRICANE Leslie is keeping Spain on alert after flash floods in France killed at least 13 people. Despite somewhat weakening, Leslie landed in Spain this morning, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. Up to four inches of rain is forecast to fall, with nine provinces in Spain on alert as the storm heads toward Navarra, north of Aragon and Catalonia 7

October 10, 2018 7:01 AM Two Britons killed in taxi during Majorca flooding

The pair died in a taxi in the town of Sant Llorenc after torrents formed following downpours on the popular holiday isle. Local officials have held an emergency meeting to coordinate their response, with rescue workers and the military sent to the area. According to the Majorca Daily Bulletin, people were rescued from roofs and trees after the flooding 11

October 10, 2018 6:21 AM FIVE dead as Majorca hit by torrential flooding: Costa del Sol remains on red alert

Local authorities confirmed at breakfast-time this morning another person had died, although no more details were immediately released. The number of people missing in the floods was up to 15 at one point overnight, although local authorities confirmed yesterday morning it was down to five. Rosario Sanchez Grau, a central government representative for the Balearic 15

October 5, 2018 11:06 AM Italy flood video: Terrifying moment brave driver desperately battles SEVERE Italy floods

SHOCKING footage of a motorist driving through a flooded motorway in Calabria, Italy, has emerged online after the southern Italian region was battered by relentless rainfall overnight. The video appeared on social media showing a motorist driving through an extremely flooded motorway near Crotone, Calabria. The south-western Italian region was hit by severe 9

September 14, 2018 1:05 AM Hurricane Florence WARNING: Heavy floods to wash VENOMOUS SNAKES into urban neighbourhoods

VENOMOUS snakes could soon be found in urban neighbourhoods of South Carolina and pose a threat to the local community, according to environmental experts warning of the devastating impact of Hurricane Florence. Dangerous snakes which typically resident in South Carolina’s wetlands may be displaced by the storm, driving them into populated areas, according 16