Violent downpours in October have displaced tens of thousands in Somalia, submerged whole towns in South Sudan and killed dozens in flash floods and landslides in Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
The eye of Typhoon Hagibis made landfall shortly before 1000 GMT in Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, Japan's Meteorological Agency said.
From US President Donald Trump signing a bill to benefit 9/11 victims to flooding in Pakistan, here are some of the top images making the news on July 29 and July 30, 2019.
Residents of Mozambique search for safe places after floods rages the cyclone-hit country.
Officials say the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, has jumped to at least 32.
Over 50,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after a breach in a Myanmar dam. Authorities say heavy rainfall caused an irrigation dam to burst. No casualties have been reported so far.
Kerala state – a key international tourist destination with its tropical mountains and beaches – has been battered by record monsoon rainfall in recent days and is "facing the worst flood in 100 years," Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
In addition to Paris, where the Seine river is expected to keep rising, the other regions threatened are in the north and east of the country.
In an effort to "climate-proof" the city of Cali in Colombia, 40,000 people are being evacuated in the largest resettlement project in Latin America.
The strong winds halted traffic on dozens of railways and several roads across the Czech Republic. Some rivers in the north of the country reached the highest flood-alert levels.
According to the UN, floods cause a $104 billion damage per year and affect more people worldwide than any other natural hazard.
Several thousand people have been evacuated from their homes due to the flooding exacerbated by Typhoon Nanmadol. Rescue operations are continuing and the death toll may rise.
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