Thai children play in floodwaters outside a buddhist temple in Pathum thani province, north of Bangkok, on Wednesday. The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported that 27 provinces in Thailand are still flooded and 31 people have died because of the flood.
Four people were killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated after Typhoon Fitow hit eastern China, destroying houses and farmlands and closing ports and airports.
A child peers from the window of a shack in the flooded settlement of Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa. More than 3,500 residents living in informal settlements in the city have been displaced due to heavy rains, flooding and gale force winds. Many of the settlements are in low and wetland areas that have little drainage and flood easily. The City of Cape Town’s disaster management team has been providing relief in the form of food, blankets and shelter for those affected
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An Indian youth dangles from a power line before diving into the overflowing Ganges river in Allahabad, which has been swollen by the monsoon.
People stand on a platform at the Xiaolangdi reservoir as water from the Yellow River is released for the second time since the end of June in central China’s Henan province. At least 295 people have been confirmed dead or missing after rainstorms and typhoon Soulik hit China, causing floods, landslides and buildings to collapse.
A lone house stands surrounded by water from the swollen Vltava river at Stare Ouholice village near Kralupy nad Vltavou in the Czech Republic, about 35 km (21.7 miles) north of Prague. Heavy rainfall also caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria and Switzerland Read more
Flooded fields near Hildesheim, Germany, on Tuesday. The flood waters caused by torrential rain were slowly retreating according to the fire department. Read more
People prepare to paddle on a boat in the flooded village of Tosno during a spring flood in the northwestern Russian Leningrad region. Read more