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…

Flooding in UK 2007

2007 is regarded as one of the worst years in recent times for flooding in the United Kingdom. Much of the flooding occurred during a period between June and July.…

CO2, Floods and Droughts

In the United Kingdom, the outgoing chief scientist to the government has made some headline grabbing comments regarding floods and droughts. In a nutshell, he says that there is so…

Floods in Europe

Over the eons, large floods have periodically inundated entire regions of Europe. We have included some background and information on some pf the most populated countries and regions, plus some…

Central and Eastern Europe

The worst years for flooding in this region was the period from 2005 through 2010, exceeding the record floods there in 1970 by almost all measurements. In the fall of…