Malta’s Flood Tunnel Project

As part of our series on flood tunnels around the world, our third installment looks at the tunnel on the Mediterranean island of Malta. Malta is the third-largest island in…

Jeddah Flood Defences

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has suffered from disastrous floods twice in the last few years. In 2009 as many as 122 people were killed and the flood disaster was describes as…

India’s new flood watch satellite

Last night, 25th July 2013, India successfully launched a satellite that will be dedicated to monitoring weather conditions. The launch of the satellite had been delayed. It’s unclear whether the…

Atmospheric Rivers

After the flash floods that hit parts of the United Kingdom in the last few days, UK and US scientists have suggested that such floods will be more common in…

Flood Warning Co-operation

There’s an interesting report in the BBC regarding the lack of cooperation between South Asian countries in preventing timely flood warnings that could save lives and property during the monsoon…

Plug the New York Subway

Residents of New York City will remember the chaos caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. One of the most talked about (and costly) issues after the storm was the flooding…