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Sudan: Seasonal floods kill 77 people, destroy 14,500 homes

CAIRO (AP) — More than 70 people have been killed and 14,500 homes destroyed by Sudan's seasonal downpours and floods, a senior official said Thursday. The death toll since the rainy...

Drought in Europe: Rainfall will not affect low water levels in Germany's rivers

Officials in Germany said on Thursday that the rainfall hitting the country after weeks of dry weather would not be enough to raise water levels high enough to restore normal river traffic. The rain ...

Heavy rain pelts New Zealand, forcing hundreds to evacuate

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Heavy rain continued to pelt New Zealand on Thursday, causing further disruptions and road closures from a storm that has already forced hundreds of people to evacuate t...

Today in History: August 17, Fulton steamboat on the Hudson

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2022. There are 136 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 17...

Europe drought: German industry at risk as Rhine level falls

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's main industry lobby group warned Tuesday that factories may have to throttle production or halt it completely because plunging water levels on the Rhine River are making it har...

River torrent kills 7 in China amid widespread heavy rains

BEIJING (AP) — Seven people were killed by a torrent of water that came rushing down a river in a popular recreational spot following mountain rains in southwestern China, authorities said Sunday. ...

Traffic accident in heavy rain in Pakistan leaves 13 dead

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A truck overturned and fell onto a passenger van in eastern Pakistan during heavy rain, killing 13 people and injuring five, officials said Sunday. Riasat Al...

Official: Over 50 deaths from seasonal floods in Sudan

CAIRO (AP) — Floods triggered by seasonal torrential rains in Sudan have killed more than 50 people and inundated over 8,170 homes since the rainy season started, a senior police official said Saturda...

Newsom: California must boost water recycling, desalination

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California should invest tens of billions of dollars in water recycling, storage and desalination over the next two decades to shore up its supply as the state gets drier and...

OPPO ColorOS 12 wins four design awards at the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2022

SHENZHEN, CHINA - Media OutReach - 10 August 2022 - OPPO ColorOS 12 wins four design awards at the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design Awards for 2022, recognizing the pioneering designs...

Recovery underway in South Korea's rain-hit capital area

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cleanup and recovery efforts gained pace in South Korea’s greater capital region Wednesday as skies cleared after two days of record-breaking rainfall that unleashed flash fl...

Rains in S. Korea turn Seoul's roads to rivers, leave 8 dead

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Some of the heaviest rain in decades swamped South Korea’s capital region, turning Seoul's streets into car-clogged rivers and sending floods cascading into subway stations. ...

In dry California, salty water creeps into key waterways

RIO VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Charlie Hamilton hasn't irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River since early May, even though it flows just yards from his crop. Nearby t...

South Korea: 7 die from torrential rain in Seoul

At least seven people have died from torrential rains in the South Korean capital city of Seoul and neighboring area, authorities said Tuesday. At least four people died as a result of being trapped ...

More storms forecasted for flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The National Weather Service extended a flood watch through Sunday evening for areas of eastern Kentucky ravaged by high water more than a week ago and said there's a threat of t...