People walk through the rain at the festival yesterday

German festival cancelled after lightning strikes

05 Jun German authorities have cancelled the third and final day of a rock music festival attended by more than 90,000 fans after lightning strikes injured 80 people, some seriously, and more bad weather was forecast.

Parisians have been advised to stay away from the Seine

Floods expected to ease in France

04 Jun Floods that inundated parts of France this week, killing four and forcing thousands from their homes, could start easing as the Seine river stabilised after reaching a peak overnight, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said today.

At least 12 killed in Texas flooding

At least 12 killed in Texas flooding

03 Jun At least 12 people, including five soldiers, have died in Texas due to torrential rain in the past week which has also damaged hundreds of homes and led the state to evacuate three prison facilities.

The Eiffel tower and the flooded banks of the river Seine following heavy rainfall in Paris

Floods force thousands from homes in France

02 Jun Torrential rain has forced thousands of people from their homes just south of Paris while the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital.