At least 25 killed and 200,000 displaced by evacuations as torrential rain floods China's Henan province
Flooding in Turkey's Black Sea region
In Russia, a suspension bridge by the village of Uryum, east of Chita, collapsed when a truck tried to drive over it. The driver survived. Dozens of villages are flooded in this area of the Trans-Baikal region.
In Zhengzhou #China disastrous flooding submerged trains and turned roads into rivers. A woman was rescued from a whirlpool.
🎖️45 y.o. Yang Junkui (杨俊魁), former special forces solider, repeatedly dove into flood waters to save 5 people trapped underwater in their cars.
In Zhengzhou #China disastrous flooding submerged trains and turned roads into rivers.
Commuters on the Zhengzhou #China subway submerged
The aftermath of disastrous flooding in Zhengzhou #China
In #Uganda three people were rescued from the Nyamwamba River due to flooding.
Massive flooding in Lekki, Lagos #Nigeria
Massive flooding in New York City earlier this month
More videos of flooding in New York City earlier this month
Flagstaff, Arizona
People in northern Ghana are struggling to get water amid drought. The most affected are women. Many rely on rivers but these have dried up in recent months due to climate change.
Communities in Madagascar are starving with women & children walking for hours to reach food after the worst drought in four decades.
Utah's Great Salt Lake
Russia's Sochi region hit by floods for a second time in a month
Earlier this month in Sochi, Russia
Flash flooding in Bitter Springs, Arizona
Two people stranded on a truck caught in floodwaters were rescued by an aviation unit from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona on Friday. Flash flood warnings are in effect for the Phoenix area through Sunday
New floods have again swamped areas of Belgium and washed away cars as a wave of thunderstorms and heavy rain hit the country on Saturday.
The provinces of Namur and Walloon Brabant southeast of the capital city Brussels were among the worst hit, after thunderstorms and heavy rain reached #Belgium on Saturday
In Dinant #Belgium heavy rainfall washed away cars, leaving them strewn across the town.
China's central Henan province is currently experiencing the country's heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years. #ClimateCrisis
The reservoir in Shangluo #China is 5.7 meters above the flood limit and the dam is discharging at full capacity.
Severe flooding overwhelmed the Henan provincial capital of Zhengzhou, trapping residents in the subway system and stranding them at schools, apartments and offices
Typhoon In-fa hit China’s east coast south of Shanghai on Sunday after people living near the sea were evacuated, airline flights and trains were canceled and the public was ordered to stay indoors.
Typhoon In-fa hit China’s east coast south of Shanghai. Wind speeds off shore reached 60 mph.
This is heartbreaking💔
Flash floods hit London and southern #England
Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station in Stratford #London
Flooded hospital in Germany after heavy rains. This happened a week ago.
In China, shipping containers at Ningbo Harbor were overturned by Typhoon In-Fa
Heavy monsoon rain and floods forced people in Myawaddy #Myanmar to leave their homes.
Flooding in #Myanmar has displaced hundreds of people, slowing efforts to battle a fast-growing coronavirus outbreak amid the chaos that followed the South-east Asian nation's military coup Image
Heavy rain flooded #Rohingya Refugees camps in #Bangladesh
Devastating floods in the #Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh this morning
Torrential rains triggered by a cloudburst caused devastating flooding in #Pakistan's capital Islamabad on Wednesday
Torrential rains triggered by a cloudburst caused devastating flooding in Pakistan's capital Islamabad on Wednesday. Cars in the E-11 neighborhood were washed downstream amid a torrent of murky water #ClimateCrisis
🇮🇳This is horrifying. Praying for the families missing loved ones in Kishtwar Village #India after this flash flood.
🇸🇴 Droughts: erratic weather patterns, floods and droughts along with the country’s conflict are pushing herders in #Somalia to abandon their way of life, the International Committee of Red Cross warns #ClimateCrisis
Tornado in Pennsylvania #ClimateCrisis
Faulkner Mazda dealership in Trevose, Bucks County Pennsylvania after a tornado #ClimateCrisis
🌪️Tornado: Bensalem, Pennsylvania
🌪️Tornado: Bensalem, Pennsylvania. The tornado collapsed the roof of this dealership.
🌪️Tornado: Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Damaged car dealership
🌪️Tornado: Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
🔥Wildfires: Forest fires rage near resorts in Turkey
🔥Wildfires: Marmaris, Southern Turkey
🌊Floods: Kengtung in Shan State, Myanmar. This is a medical clinic that treats patients with COVID. New cases are surging in the country 📽️:@thinzashunleiyi
🌊Floods: In Zhengzhou, China, while two subway flood survivors describe their horrific stories, a male voice asks whether there are foreign media there & reminds them not to "bad-mouth" [ #CCP]. They left terrified📽️:@jenniferatntd
🌊Floods: Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Bangladesh🇧🇩. World Food Programme engineers are racing against time to stabilize slopes & prevent landslides, while @WFP teams are going door-to-door distributing hot meals.
🌊Floods: A road in Himachal Pradesh, India🇮🇳 was swept away by a landslide on July 30. Local reports say excessive rainfall is causing flash floods and landslides

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