In many parts of the Germany, the worst of the recent flooding is over, but other regions are facing serious damage. Locals are gauging the scale of the disaster and rebuilding efforts are already underway -- including in Gera, Thüringen.
Several people were killed in sudden flooding that hit a number of areas of Jordan, including the historic city of Petra. Heavy rains are expected to continue in the region, spelling trouble for authorities.
Rescue divers have retrieved nine bodies from a flooded house on the southern Italian island of Sicily. Around 30 people have been killed in massive floods, landslides and storms across the country.
Reports of investigations into flash floods which killed schoolchildren near the Dead Sea have been restricted. Previously, officials blamed the school for ignoring the bad weather.
Severe winds and heavy rainfall have caused chaos in several parts of the country. In Venice, flooding caused the city officials to evacuate the historic St. Mark's Square.
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