[CHICAGO] Flooding caused by heavy rains on Wednesday claimed one life and led to evacuations and travel disruptions in the central United States.

[ROME] Two people died and another person went missing on Sunday as high winds and heavy rain pummelled Italy and neighbouring France.

[MONTREAL] Over 6,500 people were told to quickly leave their homes near Montreal late Saturday and early Sunday after floodwaters breached a dike in rain-soaked eastern Canada.

[OTTAWA] Ottawa's mayor declared a state of emergency in the Canadian capital on Thursday in anticipation of rising flood waters and heavy rains.

[CHICAGO] The US Midwest struggled on Monday with historic flooding that claimed at least three lives, displaced residents and damaged hundreds of homes and businesses.

[TOWNSVILLE, Australia] Weary residents in Australia's flood-hit northeast returned home Wednesday to begin a massive clean-up after almost two weeks of heavy rain, as the wild weather moved...

[SYDNEY] Thousands of people in northeast Australia should expect "unprecedented flooding", authorities have warned, after relentless downpours forced a dam to be fully opened on Sunday...

[MAKASSAR] Floods and landslides in Indonesia have now killed at least 59 people, the government said Friday, after heavy rain pounded Sulawesi island and forced thousands to flee their homes.

[CASTELDACCIA, Italy] Floods killed 12 people on the island of Sicily, including nine members of a single family, pushing Italy's week-long storm toll beyond 30, rescuers said Sunday....