flash flood

Lightning strikes over the Mediterranean sea during a rain storm near the city of Ashkelon

Climate change could lead to increased extreme rainfall, flooding - study

An hour of 30 mm of rain is considered the threshold that triggers flash flood warnings and often leads to flash foods in general.

Homes sit in flood waters after leaving casualities and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in d

Floods, landslides, kill dozens in Indonesia and East Timor

At least 49 families were hit on Flores, in the east of Indonesia's sprawling archipelago, Raditya Jati, a BNPB spokesman said in a statement.


Philippines scrambles to rescue thousands after Typhoon Vamco

Vamco, the 21st cyclone to hit the Philippines this year, has killed at least 42 people. It tore through the main island of Luzon late on Wednesday.


Hurricane Eta wreaks 'shocking' Central America devastation, dozens dead

In Honduras, families waded through flooded streets of the northern city of San Pedro Sula, while cars sat almost submerged in parts of the central Guatemalan city of San Pedro Carcha

Nepal earthquake

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

"We are searching for eight people who are still missing," said Kishore Shrestha, a senior police official.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seen during his visit after flooding in Golestan province

Iran orders 70 villages evacuated due to flood risk

Floods have affected at least 23 out of Iran’s 31 provinces since heavy downpours began on March 19.

Cattle surrounded by water stand in Morse Bluff, Nebraska, U.S., March 15, 2019

Floods drown Nebraska as alarms are raised at the nuclear power plant

"Nebraskans should watch the forecast closely in the coming days and be prepared for severe weather events in conjunction with potential historic flooding," Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts said.

Firefighters and Police rescued three people from cars swept into the Hilazon River.

WATCH: Firefighters rescue two cars swept away by Hilazon flashflood

Early Monday morning, two jeeps with three people inside were driving under Route 804.

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