Trinidad Braces for Floods

The Caribbean island of Trinidad is bracing itself for futher floods after heavy rainfall drenched the isalnd over the last few days. There have already been reports of flooding in…

Austin, Texas Flash Floods

Areas of Austin saw as much as 30cm of rain in just 12 hours on Sunday 13th October, 2013. Barton Springs, north of the city, received 12.1 inches of rain…

Louisville Floods

Heavy rainfall resulted in flash floods in the the Louisville area and parts of Jefferson County, Kentucky, on 5th and 6th October, 2013. The record rainfall occurred on Saturday, 5th…

Acapulco Floods Again

Fresh floods have struck in Acapulco just a few days after flooding hit the city as a result of heavy rainfall in the region, brought by Hurricane Manuel. This time…

Mexico Floods Update

Update 25/09/13 Interior Secretary Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong said total fatalities as a result if the floods, storms and landslides is now 130. 8 bodies buried in a landslide were…

Colorado Flood Facts and Figures

Since the floods first struck in north east Colorado on 12th September: 17 counties have been affected: Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Boulder, Clear Creek, Denver, El Paso, Fremont, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan,…

Photos of the Colorado Floods

The flooding first struck in north east Colorado on September 12th 2013. So far 15 different counties in Colorado have been affected. A Federal State of Emergency has been declared…

Colorado Floods Update

After the drought, parts of Colorado around the Boulder region have seen as much as 7 inches (17cm) of rain in just 3 hours on the morning of Thursday September…

Flooding in North East Colorado, USA

Three days of heavy rain brought floods to parts of Boulder and northern Jefferson counties, Colorado, late on Wednesday 11th September. Flash flood warnings have also been issued for surrounding…

Floods in Mexico City

Huge amounts of rainfall in under 2 hours left areas of Mexico City suffering severe flooding on 7th September. Some reports claim water levels reached 1.6 metres in Iztapalapa. As…

Fernand Causes Floods in Mexico

Tropical Cyclone Fernand brought heavy rain across parts of Mexico on 26th August, triggering flash floods and mudslides. Fernand made landfall in Mexico’s eastern state of Veracruz, then moved north…

Floods in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil

Torrential rainfall in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, resulting in flooding, landslides and several rivers breaking their banks. As many as 7,000 people have been evacuated…