Flash Floods Expected in UK

After the recent heatwave across much of the United Kingdom, storms and flash floods have been forecast for many areas. So far there have been some reports of flash floods…

Wittenberge Germany

Yet another German city on the River Elbe has suffered from terrible floods. This time it is Wittenberge, Brandenburg, a town of around 18,000 residents. The town is holding its…

Germany Elbe Floods Update

Levels of the river Elbe in Magdeburg are now falling steadily. The levels reached a record height of 745cm. The previous record was during the floods of 2002 when levels…

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…