Hungary Flood Update

At the time of writing, it appears that the high levels of the Danube in Budapest – at least the central areas – are now receding. The level is currently…

Hungary Expects Danube Floods

Update 09/06/13 The Danube levels were at 887cm midday Sunday June 9th 2013 in Budapest. According to Hungary’s National Disaster Management, the peak of the Danube flood is to be…

Germany Flood Update

Germany has 60,000 local emergency personnel and aid workers, as well as 25,000 federal disaster responders and 16,000 soldiers now fighting the floods. Thanks to the huge efforts of these…

Germany Watches the Elbe

Update: Elbe River Levels at Dresden on 07/06/13 The level of the River Elbe at Dresden is now falling slowly but surely, and is currently at 8.59 metres Elbe River…

Floods Germany, May 2013

Several states in Germany are currently suffering from floods as a result of heavy rainfall and storms over the last few days. Transport infrastructure has been badly affected, and sadly…

Floods in Norway May 2013

Heavy rainfall on Wednesday 22nd May resulted in huge floods in southern Norway. Flood warning had been issued earlier in the week, but after Wednesday night’s rainfall it was feared…

Room for the River

As a follow-up to the report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) (see our post here) regarding flooding in Europe, we decided to look at one of the biggest flood…

Europe Must Adapt to Floods

Another report on the prospect of flooding was released this week (Monday April 29, 2013), this time regarding Europe (see our other article on Nigeria flood forecasts here). The European…

Swans in Worcester Floods

We’ve found yet another unexpected – even bizarre – consequence of flooding over the weekend. This amazing picture, courtesy of Earth Pics (link) shows dozens of elegant white swans making…