News tagged with flood deaths

Nearly 600 dead in S. Asia floods

Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.

dateAug 21, 2017 in Environment
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Fatal floods in Africa

When natural disasters claim human lives, it's important to determine whether the problem is geophysical or cultural. A new study shows that the large upswing in flood deaths in Africa over past decades is chiefly the result ...

dateDec 16, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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