Experts say extreme weather, combined with poor infrastructure which hasn't kept pace with population stretched New York to breaking point.
Children are uniquely vulnerable to climate change, which is proving to be devastating for their rights, the Children’s Climate Risk Index shows.
Torrential rains that pounded the Black Sea provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu and Sinop cause flooding that demolishes homes, damages at least five bridges, sweeps away cars and renders numerous roads blocked.
At least 38 people have died following flash floods in Turkey's Black Sea region as President Erdogan declared the affected areas as “Disaster Areas Affecting General Life".
Heavy downpours batter central China’s Hubei, weeks after record floods killed hundreds in a neighbouring province.
Thousands are urged to evacuate with heavy rain forecast to continue for several days over a large swathe of the country, from the northern Tohoku region to Kyushu in the south.
Turkish authorities say one woman is missing and at least 13 people are injured as floods cause damage in Bartin, Sinop, Kastamonu and Karabuk provinces.
Namur and Walloon Brabant provinces southeast of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit by devastating floods that left 36 people dead and seven missing last week.
Heavy rains triggered severe flash floods in the same area as earlier this month.
Historic floods have claimed at least 51 lives in central China this week, including 12 people trapped in a subway during rush hour.
Officials say billions more will be needed to rebuild homes, businesses and roads as Berlin deals with one of the worst floods in decades.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the world must step up efforts to tackle the climate crisis, as global warming makes extreme weather events more likely.
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