Nine towns with 15,000 people may be flooded in Yakutia after a dam has burst in one of the districts.
More than 230,000 people in northwestern China have been affected by flashfloods triggered by torrential rain.
The European Union will host a donors' conference on July 16 to raise money for the Balkans following last month's devastating floods, dpa reports the bloc's executive announcing on Monday.
Ten people became victims of heavy rainfall in the city of Varna in Bulgaria. Dozens of houses and cars were damaged; some of the cars were washed off into the sea channel. The situation is currently normalizing, as the government is currently organizing rescue operations.
Authorities of Natal issued an alert on Sunday after days of heavy rain caused flooding in several neighborhoods a day before the Group G clash between the US and Ghana.
The death toll in flooding in southern Brazil rose Thursday to 13, reports DPA.
Russia’s Emergencies Ministry has started urgent recovery work in southern Siberia’s regions affected by flooding, ministry spokesperson Alexander Drobyshevsky said on Wednesday. "More than 100 emergency response teams have been formed based on Emergencies Ministry units. These teams are provided with the necessary machinery and equipment to carry out recovery work," Drobyshevsky said, adding that the ministry constantly monitored all settlements affected by floods and rendered assistance to citizens.
A giant metal tube, presumably a part of an ‘intercontinental ballistic missile’, washed up in the village of Malougrenyevo in Altay's Biysky region. The border region located in the south of Western Siberia is currently suffering from a serious flood. The water brought the metal construction to the home of a local traffic policeman, leaving him and his neighbors puzzled over what exactly it was.
Flooding forces evacuation of about 150,000 people in Paraguay's capital city Asuncion, authorities said on Tuesday. After days of heavy rains helps swell the Paraguay and Parana rivers, floodwaters sent estimated 30,000 families to local shelters so far, government says.
At least 79 bodies were found in northern Afghanistan, which has been hit by torrential rains and flash floods, and many more people were still missing, an official said Sunday. More than a thousand homes in the district of Guzargah-e-Nur were swept away in the flooding that began late Friday, said Javid Basharat, the police spokesman for Baghlan province.
In Russia's Altai territory remain flooded 15 settlements, where 4,300 people live, spokesman of the emergency situations ministry (EMERCOM) Alexander Drobyshevsky said on Sunday.
Italian police on Wednesday placed the mayor of Venice under house arrest in a corruption investigation over the construction of a flood barrier to preserve the island city.
More than 10,000 people have been evacuated as heavy floods struck in the Altai region in southern Siberia. That’s according to the the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Tens of thousands people were left without electricity, and more than 1.5 thousand people including 530 children are staying at temporary dwelling camps. A state of emergency has been introduced in three regions - the Altai region, Khakassia Republic and Altai republic. The Voice of Russia talked to Leonid Bolgov who lives in the village of Ust-Kamsa and the owner of tourist enterprise Beluha.net.
Nearly 4,000 residential houses are flooded in Siberia, with over 7,600 people evacuated from dangerous areas. That's according to the National Crisis Situation Management Center at the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Leonid Bolgov, resident of Ust-Kamsa village and the owner of tourist enterprise Beluha.net, shared his opinion on the situation in the region with Radio VR.
A state of emergency has been imposed on a number of regions affected by floods in the southern part of Siberia.
Over 600 people are struggling to preserve bridges, houses and garden plots in the Altai Republic where the rivers have overrun their banks and the state of emergency has been established due to steady rain.
An emergency situation regime has been issued in the Republic of Altai on Friday over floods caused by excessive precipitation in the past four days, the republic’s branch of the Emergencies Ministry told Itar-Tass. Nearly 4,000 residential houses are partially flooded in Siberia, with over 7,600 people evacuated from dangerous areas, said the head of the National Crisis Situation Management Center under Russia’s Emergencies Ministry, Oleg Voronov.
In five regions of the Altai Republic, a state of emergency has been declared, Interfax reported with reference to the Republican government.
Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has thanked Moscow for helping the country with the aftermath of the devastating flood that hit Serbia earlier this month, Russia's foreign ministry said Thursday. "The Serbian minister extended his sincere gratitude to the leadership of the Russian Federation for the tremendous assistance that was rendered to cope with the catastrophic aftermath of the flood, including deliveries of humanitarian goods and rescue operations," the Russian ministry said in a statement Thursday.
The Chinese state news agency is reporting 12 people have died in widespread flooding in southern China. Xinhua News Agency says the flooding affected 649,000 people in Qingyuan city in Guangdong province as of Saturday afternoon with 3,300 houses collapsing.