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Flood in Sri Lanka

Monday, 21 May 2018


Monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed up to eight people, with hundreds more people requiring rescue by the armed forces. Eight districts have been affected as up to 150mm of rain fell across the country.

Flood in Djibouti

Sunday, 20 May 2018


Tropical cyclone Sagar caused flash floods across Djibouti, with the worst hit areas being Djibouti City and the suburb of Balbala. Authorities have already reported that up to 30,000 people have been impacted by the storm.

Earthquake and eruption of Kīlauea Volcano in the United States

Monday, 07 May 2018


Kīlauea Volcano in Hawaii erupted on 4 May, and the island also experienced a magnitude 6.9 earthquake on the same day. 2000 people have been evacuated from the area and hundreds of homes in the path of the eruption are at risk, but no casualties have been reported.

Flood in Somalia

Monday, 07 May 2018


Weeks of heavy rainfall has resulted in extensive flooding in Somalia. The floods are estimated to have affected half a million people.

Flood in Russian Federation

Wednesday, 04 April 2018


Severe flooding has occurred in the Volgogradskaya Oblast Region of Russia following vast amounts of snow melting. The melting snow has caused the water levels of rivers in the region to rise and flood nearby areas.