As of Friday, July 7, 2017, eleven people are confirmed dead and 14 are still missing, after three days of extreme rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in many parts of Kyushu, southwestern Japan.
The side of Mount Sugar Loaf in the Regent District of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, collapsed in the early hours of Monday, 14 August 2017, after a night of heavy rainfall, destroying dozens of houses and killing hundreds of people.
It was the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in more than a decade spun, making landfall in Texas. Harvey developed from a tropical wave to a Category 4 storm, coming ashore on August 25th and causing historic flooding. At peak intensity, the hurricane’s wind speed reached 130 mph. Check below structures that didn’t cope with these powerful winds and the major flooding in the area.