Libyan flood sweeps entire streets into sea

Disaster aftermath: The Derna flood waters covered 220 acres and were up to 10 feet deep.

Is the climate crisis to blame? The city of Derna is flooded after heavy rains destroyed two dams. But some experts say there is more to the disaster than weather.

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