People carrying their belongings as they pass through a flooded street in Rakhine State

Water rises dangerously in flood-hit Burma

05 Aug Residents of Burma's low-lying delta region are bracing themselves as flood waters from the north of the country began to flow into the area, pushing river levels dangerously high.

a runaway hippo on a flooded street in Tbilisi, Georgia

Zoo animals escape as floods kill 12 in Georgia

14 Jun Tigers, lions, bears and wolves were among more than 30 animals that escaped from a Georgian zoo and onto the streets of the capital Tbilisi during floods that killed at least 12 people.