Residents in France are making the most of a break in the rain. Flooding has inundated parts of the country over the last week, killing 4, and forcing around 200,000 people from their homes. The cleanup is also underway in Germany.
The famous Yosemite Park in California will be closed to visitors from Friday (April 6) due to possible flooding. A major spring storm bringing heavy rainfall is the cause of the closure.
This week, eco@africa takes a look at extreme weather around the world. We meet South Africans dealing with drought, Germans coming to terms with flooding, and an international team searching for rain in Burkina Faso.
At least five people have been killed by a powerful nor'easter that slammed into the US East Coast and Midwest, bringing snow, rain and hurricane-force winds. A flight into Dulles Airport also faced a rough landing.
Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm.
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