Eleven people were killed when landslides caused by torrential rain razed several homes in a town in northeast Turkey, the state-run Anatolian news agency said on Friday.
AP: "The Interior Ministry said 11 people were killed and two were reported missing. Rescuers later pulled out the body of an elderly woman, the Anatolia news agency reported, raising the death toll to 12."
Heavy rains on 3 June 2010 resulted in mudflows and landslides in southern Kyrgyzstan that affected Jalalabat and Osh regions. In total 1,670 families (approximately 8,350 people) were affected by mudflows with their houses being damaged, 37 of which became uninhabitable. District and interregional roads, cultivation areas and mud dams have also been damaged and destroyed by mudflows.
A landslide due to heavy rains on the slopes of Nyrangongo Volcano in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 46 people and washed away more than 200 homes. UN peace keepers rush to aid displaced people.
Several areas of the Rwanda have experienced floods following ongoing above normal heavy rains which resulted in a landslide in Rubavu district on 26th March 2010. Communities in three cells of Rubavu sector are among those most impacted by landslides. As a consequence of heavy rains along the Rwanda hills of Rubavu districts in Western Province; approximately 5,920 people have been affected out of whom approximately 1,184 families are homeless due to destroyed houses and risks.