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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Flash Flood

This year
South Korea president vows to 'overhaul' extreme weather approach after 40 die in flooding
‘This kind of extreme weather event will become commonplace – we must accept climate change is happening,’ President Yoon Suk Yeol said today.
Last year
At least nine dead after flash flood in South Africa
Those killed were all part of a congregation conducting religious rituals along the Jukskei river in Johannesburg, officials said.
Flash flood kills family and tour guide in Madagascar
They had turned back when it started to rain, but got caught up when the rain suddenly turned into a downpour.
All time
Searches continue for survivors after 'avalanche of water' hits Italian park
Several hiking groups were caught yesterday afternoon by the torrential deluge.
Five people, including seven-year-old girl, killed in flash flood in Corsica
The dead include a father and his young daughter.
350 dead, 400 missing in Philippine typhoon
At least 200 of the victims died in Compostela Valley alone, including 78 villagers and soldiers who perished in a flash flood.
Unhappy Campers: Volvo Ocean Race team encounters massive wave
Check out this footage from the Volvo Ocean Race.