At least 11 people were killed in stampede at the International Music Festival Mauazin in Rabat, Morocco, AFP reported. Another 40 people were injured. Were killed 5 women, 4 men and 2 children reported by the Moroccan police. The cause of the accident probably fallen metal enclosure under the pressure of the crowd.
In eastern Australia, 20,000 people are still isolated from the world as a result of floods caused by torrential rains. Emergency services cleared the flooded areas in the states of New South Wales and Queensland. Organized a supply of medication.
In the Czech Republic announced in the first case of swine flu. According to the Czech National TV information is confirmed by the health ministry. Recalled so far in the Czech Republic were investigated nearly 100 people with symptoms of the new virus, but this is just the first case in which allegations are proved true.
Eight patients admitted to hospital "Shevket Yalmaz" in the Turkish province of Bursa, died, AP reported. They died in a fire that covered the hospital. Patients were placed in intensive care in hospital and breathed smoke.
Over 408,000 people affected by floods in Brazil, still unable to return to their homes, reported BBC. When disaster killed 49 people. Floods, however, have caused serious damage to many homes, some of them were completely destroyed.
90 people died after cyclone passed through Bangladesh and eastern India, reported local media said. At least 62 people in Bangladesh and 29 in India have died, millions are still excluded. Over 500 000 people are accommodated in temporary shelters. The level of the river rose after heavy rains.
Floods and mudslides have killed at least 40 people in Brazil. Heavy rains have left more than 300 people without shelter, AP reported. Authorities expect the death toll to rise because many residents are afraid to leave their homes because of raging marauders in the region.
Belgian Ministry of Health announced today that the country has confirmed the first case of patients with viral A (H1N1), Reuters reported. The number of confirmed deaths from influenza virus A (H1N1) in Mexico reached 60 people were infected and 2386, said the Mexican health ministry said.