Sri Lanka: More than 140 die in worst floods since 2003

Sri Lanka: More than 140 die in worst floods since 2003

More than 140 people have been killed in floods in Sri Lanka. Caused by the worst torrential rains since 2003, half a million people have been affected by the floods. Many had to flee to evacuation centres or shelter on higher ground. Aid had to be delivered by helicopter to cut-off areas. May is the beginning of the wet season in Sri Lanka which lasts until September. May 28, 2017
Massive queue forms at Heathrow exit as passengers are told to leave airport

Massive queue forms at Heathrow exit as passengers are told to leave airport

All British Airways flights from Heathrow and Gatwick were cancelled on 27 May after a major IT system failure disrupted the companys flight schedule worldwide. Passengers were told to leave the airport because there were no facilities available to rebook flights. As people tried to leave the terminal an impressive queue formed at the exit as this video shows. May 27, 2017