In some area of Spain the rain has been torrential for more than two days.
A British military helicopter dropped bags of ballast onto the outer slope of a dam that partially collapsed and risks bursting and flooding the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, central England.
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday (July 19), briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic.
The full extent of the destruction to Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris was laid bare on Wednesday as French culture minister Franck Riester visited to look at renovation efforts.
Gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck overnight in Halkidiki region, a popular tourist destination in the summer.
Aerial footage released on Tuesday showed an apartment complex in Dayton, Ohio that was torn to shreds by one of three tornadoes that touched down in the state on Monday.
An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees, tossed cars across a dealership lot and injured dozens of people in Missouri's capital city and killed at least three others elsewhere in the state.
Heavy rains unleashed a landslide in a remote mountain town in southwestern Colombia on Sunday (April 21st), killing at least 14 people and injuring five more.
Vast piles of debris, collapsed roads and sunken boats are among the damage shown in the video.