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Turkey: Flash floods hit Bodrum

Al Jazeera

For the second time in 10 days, flood water has surged through the streets of Bodrum. The Turkish city which is the gateway to nearby holiday resorts during the summer is currently a scene of flood damage. Heavy rainfall swept cars down the streets and left them either submerged or stacked. The downpour was preceded by a waterspout, seen to form under a thunderstorm and drift towards the beach. The following rain went on into the night.


Backpackers rescued as Australia flood waters rise

Al Jazeera

Three British backpackers had to be rescued on Tuesday morning, after they woke up to find crocodile-infested floodwater had partially submerged their campervan.


Thousands of Illinois Homes Swamped by Flood Waters as Rivers Keep Rising

U.S. News

Muddy water lapped against homes and covered roadways in the communities of Round Lake Beach, Des Plaines and Lincolnshire, and residents walked through water that reached their ankles or higher, in photos published by the Chicago Tribune.


Burst water main floods London streets

BBC News

About 100 people have been evacuated from their flooded homes after a water main burst in Islington, north London. The fire brigade said the water is two metres (6.5ft) deep in basement properties on Charlton Place.


2 'Detainees' Drown as Van Swept Into SC Flood Waters

U.S. News

Horry County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Brooke Holden said that a sheriff's office van was carrying two "detainees" and two deputies to Darlington when it was overtaken by flood waters. Officials said that the van was near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of water that state officials are watching following the heavy rains of Florence.