Police and other authorities unsuccessfully tried to extract the miners from the pits, which had collapsed and flooded with water from the overflowing Rugogo river.
Heavy snow and rain pounds California state and other parts of western US, while thousands of people in Michigan suffer in freezing temperatures through extended power outages wrought by one of the worst ice storms in decades.
Extreme weather events caused more than $165 billion in damage and resulted in at least 474 fatalities, the seventh most since 1980, a government report says.
Jakarta, Indonesia's current capital, is sinking at an alarming rate due to the excessive extraction of groundwater.
"The DRC is under pressure, but unfortunately, it's not sufficiently heard or supported," President Felix Tshisekedi tells top US diplomat Antony Blinken as they meet at US-Africa summit in Washington.
At least seven people have been found dead in Venezuela's Tachira state after heavy flooding hit a religious gathering.
At least 22 people were killed and 10 other injured Achham district and neighbouring Kailali district following the country's latest landlside.
Australia's weather bureau has said much of the country will face unusually heavy downpours, confirming that a La Nina weather event was under way for the third year in a row.
With floodwaters engulfing the Dadu district of Pakistan's southern Sindh province, residents are left with only one passage to leave the city.
Tropical Storm Kay, which made landfall in Mexico as a hurricane is rolling north and expected to bring heavy rain to parts of California and Arizona, forecasters say.
The UN's World Health Organization has so far delivered $1.5 million in medicines and emergency stockpiles and is appealing for $19 million from donors.
Pakistan's National Disaster Management Agency says that the country's northern mountains have brought floods that have killed at least 1,314 people and affected 33 million.
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