Shabelle River, Somalia

Dalsan Radio in Mogadishu, reported on 25 November that the Shabelle River in the Middle Shabelle region, had again started to flood and that thousands of people in nearby areas,…

Aftermath of Cape Town Flooding

More details have emerged regarding the flash-flooding which occurred near the City of Cape Town on Friday night 15 November 2013, tales of heroism and heartache that echo the plight…

Somalia Floods Update

A statement from the Puntland government said that the death toll from the recent storm there could be as much as three times higher than the original estimate of 100.…

Tropical Storm Floods Somalia

Somalia has suffered further flooding just days after the Somali president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, appealed to the international community to provide assistance for the victims of floods that had ravaged…

Niger Floods Could Bring Famine

Niger suffered flooding during August and early September this year, and it is believed that the country could now be facing poor harvest and severe food shortages as a result.…

7 Dead in Algeria Floods

Flash floods in Algeria on Wednesday 9th October 2013 resulted in the deaths of at least 7 people. Heavy rainfall led to rivers bursting their banks. The deaths occurred in…

Floods in Mauritania

Mauritania has endured heavy rainfall for over 6 weeks, when the rains first began in mid August. Rainfall in some areas 35% higher than average for this time of year.…

Floods in Nigeria

Nigeria has suffered severe flooding in 3 separate incidents in Plateau, Kebbii and Cross River states over the last few days. There have also been flood warnings, issued by SEMA…

Floods in Jonglei, Sudan

More than 5,000 families have been displaced by severe flooding in Bor, the state capital of Jonglei in South Sudan. The floods were caused by the White Nile River breaking…

Mali Floods Update

On 29th August FloodList reported that floods had struck the Mali capital, Bamako on 28th August after torrential rainfall. Initial reports said that 24 people had died in the flooding.…