Flooded homes in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. Photo: AFP

Flooding in Central African Republic leaves at least 28,000 homeless

  • Torrential rains have pounded the country for several days, causing the Oubangui River and its tributaries to overflow
  • In the capital Bangui, with a population of about 1 million, mud homes have literally dissolved in the floods
Topic |   Africa

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Flooded homes in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. Photo: AFP
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A flooded residential area in Sakura, Chiba prefecture. Photo: Kyodo via Reuters

At least 10 killed in landslides and floods as torrential rain lashes eastern Japan

  • Weeks after Typhoon Hagibis and Typhoon Faxai hits parts of Japan, torrential rain have caused additional chaos
  • Several people have died in Fukushima and Chiba prefectures, after rivers caused extensive flooding, inundating roads, houses and rail tracks
Topic |   Japan

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A flooded residential area in Sakura, Chiba prefecture. Photo: Kyodo via Reuters
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