Floods in France
Torrential rainfall and floods hit eastern France.
The River Ouche burst its banks and flood water trapped three people who were later rescued by Firefighters.
About 100 people were evacuated near Pont-et-Massene lake. A month’s average rainfall fell in 12 hours in Saône-et-Loire in Burgundy.
Yesterday France’s meteorological service Metéo France issued flood warnings in Ain, Cote-d’Or, Isère, Loire, Rhône et Saône-et-Loire. Metéo France had issued Orange Alert for those regions.
Landslide in Kalaw, Myanmar
Landslide in Kalaw, Myanmar after heavy rain has claimed the lives of at least 16 people.
Flash floods in Kalaw, Myanmar also destroyed 50 houses. Bad weather and thunderstorms are forecast till May 5 in Upper Myanmar.
Flooding in Florida
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for southern Florida.
A heavy storm caused flight delays in both Broward and Miami-Dade. Miami International Airport cancelled 11 flights.
A tornado touched down in Boca Raton.
Flooding in Argau, Switzerland
Flooding caused by heavy rainfall has claimed the life of one woman in the Argau region of Switzerland. Storm and flood damage is high in Aargau, Zurich, and Thurgau.
Flash floods in Klang Valley, Malaysia
Heavy storm has caused flash floods in the Klang Valley in Malaysia. Jalan Duta-Mahameru and Jalan Parlimen areas are worst affected by the flood.
Tornado in Modena, Italy
A tornado has hit Modena, southeast of Milan and damaged several homes, injuring at least 11 people.
Flooding in Auckland, New Zealand
Torrential rain has caused flash flooding in Auckland today. About 15mm of rain was recorded in one hour at Alexandra Park, in Epsom.
A floating sandstorm has been reported in Yinchuan, China.
Heavy spring floods are engulfing communities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec, Canada, washing out roads and highways, threatening homes and prompting evacuations. Heavy snowfall and a late-blooming spring season have been the major factors.
More than 8,500 homes have been affected by floods in Tana River county in Kenya since last month.