Recent News Headlines : Flood

GRAND FORKS, B.C., RESIDENTS WORK TO SAVE PROPERTIES FROM FLOODING


A man rides a bicycle in the dirty floodwater inundating downtown Grand Forks, as a crew sandbags a business in the background... READ MORE

12th May, 2018 1054

DEATH TOLL OF KENYA'S FLOWER DAM BURST CLIMBS


A man walks past a house damaged by the dam flooding, near Solai, in Kenya's Rift Valley... READ MORE

12th May, 2018 3

SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS AFTER DEADLY KENYA DAM COLLAPSE


We only found her body hours after the water receded... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 543

B.C. INTERIOR FACES MORE FLOODING AS WEATHER WARMS UP


A truck tests the depth of flood waters in Grand Forks, B.C., on Friday morning... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 176

THOUSANDS ORDERED TO EVACUATE AS WATERS RISE IN B.C.'S KOOTENAY-BOUNDARY REGION


The order applies to all low-lying areas near the Granby, Kettle and West Kettle rivers, as well as other areas under an evacuation alert yesterday... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 1575

KENYA DAM BURSTS, KILLING AT LEAST 41 AND SWEEPING AWAY HOUSES IN 'SEA OF WATER'


It is a disaster, said Joseph Kioko, a police chief in Rongai, Nakuru County... READ MORE

10th May, 2018 1241

'THE END IS IN SIGHT': FLOOD LEVELS DROP OVERNIGHT, N.B. SLOWLY MOVES INTO RECOVERY STAGE


Severe flooding has pounded waterfront properties for several days, leaving nothing but a pile of debris in New Brunswick's Grand Lake area... READ MORE

8th May, 2018 1406

FLOODWATERS IN SOUTHERN N.B. 'HEAVILY CONTAMINATED,' EMERGENCY OFFICIALS WARN


Water levels in the Fredericton area are forecast to remain relatively stable at around 8 metres, or 1.5 metres above flood stage, over the weekend... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 1451

FLOODING ALONG ST. JOHN RIVER IN N.B. EXPECTED TO WORSEN


Emergency officials say communities along the southern reaches of New Brunswick's St. John River should brace for the worst flooding since 1973... READ MORE

3rd May, 2018 1529

SPRING FLOODING IN B.C., ALBERTA, ONT., QUE., N.B. PROMPTS EVACUATION ORDERS


A kayaker makes his way past a highway ramp as the St. John River water levels rise faster than normal around Fredericton Saturday... READ MORE

1st May, 2018 363

ST. JOHN RIVER RISING WITH MORE RAIN ON THE WAY IN N.B.


The water level on the St. John River in Fredericton is at 8.3 metres on April 28... READ MORE

29th April, 2018 6044

FLOODS HIT NEW BRUNSWICK CAPITAL AS WATERS RISE 'FASTER THAN NORMAL'


Rising water levels have already flooded some parking lots in the city's downtown... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 6566

'NEW PHASE OF MISERY' FEARED FOR ROHINGYA REFUGEES DURING BANGLADESH'S MONSOON SEASON


'New phase of misery' feared for Rohingya refugees during Bangladesh's monsoon season... READ MORE

22nd April, 2018 406

FLOOD WARNINGS ISSUED ACROSS UK AS RIVER LEVELS RISE AFTER WET EASTER


By late Tuesday afternoon, the Environment Agency has issued 177 flood warnings, with 26 of them urging immediate action ... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 115

IS THIS AMAZON FACTORY THE LINK


The Norwegian company Norsk Hydro owns 92 percent of Hydro Alunorte and 51 percent of Albras... READ MORE

17th March, 2018 1142

'NOW IS THE TIME TO CHECK IN ON OLDER FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS.'


Now is the time to check in on older family members, friends and neighbours, she told HuffPost UK... READ MORE

3rd March, 2018 183

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MORE THAN 1,000 DIED IN SOUTH ASIA FLOODS THIS SUMMER


Flooding and landslides resulting from monsoon rains have directly affected at least 41 million people in Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the United Nations says... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 37420

AUGUST MARKED BY DEADLY FLOODS AROUND WORLD


A massive mudslide sparked by heavy rains and flooding in an area of Freetown, Sierra Leone, has killed around 500 people and left hundreds more missing... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 35268

MUMBAI BUILDING COLLAPSES AS MONSOON RAINS WREAK HAVOC


In Bihar, the death toll has reached 514, with people still living in makeshift huts days after the flooding started... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 19385

'IT'S PROBABLY THE BEST WALLEYE FISHING IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW,' SAYS NATURE GUIDE AND FISHER LEE NOLAN


The Flood of the Century may have spawned the largest walleye that Lake Winnipeg ice fishers have seen in recent memory... READ MORE

28th January, 2018 16995

AS HOUSTON COPES WITH CATASTROPHIC FLOODING, MORE THAN 1,000 DIE IN INDIA MONSOON


India is used to regular flooding during monsoon season from June to September, especially in Mumbai, where millions live in shantytowns with poor drainage... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 16689

ITALY FLOODING KILLS SIX PEOPLE IN LIVORNO


At least six people have been killed after heavy rainstorms and flooding in the Italian city of Livorno... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 13418

HARVEY AFTERMATH: HOUSTON 'OPEN FOR BUSINESS'; OTHER CITIES SUFFERING


Nearly a week after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast, desperate residents remain stranded without food and water in the wake of unprecedented flooding... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 12482

HARVEY VOLUNTEER RESCUES SURVIVORS WITH MILITARY TRUCK


And on Friday afternoon he was the returning hero of Meyerland, a neighborhood west of downtown Houston that experienced severe flooding due to Hurricane Harvey... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 11098

WHAT THE DUTCH CAN TEACH THE WORLD ABOUT MANAGING FLOODS


Prior to his mission to take Dutch water management expertise around the world, Ovink was the Netherlands' chief of water management and spatial planning ... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 10213

'WE ARE NOT WELL PREPARED': AN EXPERT'S VIEW OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE NEXT BIG STORM


According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, spring flooding around Ottawa cost 223 million in insured damages... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 7730

FLOODS KILL ALMOST 1,000 IN INDIA, NEPAL AND BANGLADESH


The Red Cross said on Tuesday that 24 million people have been affected by the floods, with large areas of land submerged in water... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 7725

FLOODS, LANDSLIDES KILL DOZENS ACROSS NEPAL AND INDIA


At least 49 people have been killed across Nepal and 17 more in neighbouring India in flash flooding and landslides as rescuers search for dozens more missing... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 7413

HOUSTON FEARS CLIMATE CHANGE WILL CAUSE CATASTROPHIC FLOODING


Houston fears climate change will cause catastrophic flooding 'It's not if, it's when'... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 5614

HOUSTON DRAINAGE GRID 'SO OBSOLETE IT'S JUST UNBELIEVABLE'


Houston is the most flood-prone city in the United States, said Rice University environmental engineering professor Phil Bedient... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 5285

SHIVERING TODDLER FOUND CLINGING TO DROWNED MOTHER'S BODY IN TEXAS


Hurricane Harvey Shivering toddler found clinging to drowned mother's dead body... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 5022

FLOODS AFFECT 16 MILLION IN NEPAL, INDIA AND BANGLADESH


More than 16 million people have been affected by monsoon flooding across the South Asian countries of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 4162

UK TO BRING BACK BEAVERS IN FIRST GOVERNMENT FLOOD REDUCTION SCHEME OF ITS KIND


The beavers' dam-building stores huge quantities of water and slows peak flows during flood events, potentially lessening devastating floods... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 4144

NEPAL FLOODS: ELEPHANTS DEPLOYED IN RESCUE EFFORTS


Dozens of elephants and rafts have been deployed to rescue nearly 500 people trapped by floods in a popular resort in southern Nepal, officials say... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 4024

DEADLY FLOODS HIT MANDRA, NEA PERAMOS AND MEGARA


Greece Deadly floods hit Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 3969

INVESTORS HEAD TO HOUSTON TO BUY FROM PANICKED HOMEOWNERS


Schild says Matlock should be able to recover much of his loss on the house's value through federal flood insurance... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 3734

SEA LEVEL RISE WILL DOUBLE COASTAL FLOOD RISK WORLDWIDE


The research takes in to account the large waves and storm surges that can tip gradually rising sea levels over the edge of coastal defences... READ MORE

18th May, 2017 3626

'THE WATER IS SWALLOWING US UP'


Staff at a Houston TV station broadcasting live coverage of the floods were forced to leave after water started to gush into the building... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 3569

DEADLY SOUTH ASIA FLOODS AFFECT 16M PEOPLE


Millions of people across Nepal, Bangladesh and India face severe food shortages and disease caused by polluted flood waters... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 3483

'WE'RE PANICKING,' SAYS 1 OF HUNDREDS OF WINDSOR, ONT., FLOOD VICTIMS PLEADING FOR HELP


Windibank is one of hundreds dealing with extreme flooding at the Alix Sinkevitch Townhomes in south Walkerville, a district of Windsor, Ont... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 3171

PUERTO RICO FACING CRISIS AFTER MARIA


Meanwhile, officials say there is still a risk of flooding on a Puerto Rico river due to the threat of a failure of a dam... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 3027

EVACUATIONS ORDERED IN MUSQUASH, N.B., DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS AT NEARBY DAM


Murchison said people came prepared and the Red Cross hasn't had to provide clothing or other essentials... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 2927

NINE TENTHS OF ENGLAND'S FLOODPLAINS NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE, STUDY FINDS


We have ignored our floodplains, said George Heritage of Salford University, co-author of the study the Changing Face of Floodplains, published by Co-Op Insurance on Thursday... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 2922

INDIA FLOODS KILL 120 PEOPLE IN GUJARAT STATE


The floods have come at a particularly bad time for cotton farmers in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 2792

HARVEY AFTERMATH: HOUSTON FACES DANGERS IN CLEANUP


Drew Gleason looks for flood victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey while flying over Liberty, Texas, Friday... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 2686

MEET THE LATEST RECRUIT TO THE UK FLOOD DEFENCE TEAM


At a 2.8-hectare test site in Devon, two beavers have created 13 ponds that hold 650 cubic metres of water... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 2548


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