North Sea Flood Threat

Can the North Sea Floods of 1953 happen again? A storm that is likely to hit parts of Northern Europe between Thursday 5 December and Friday 6 December prompted authorities…

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…

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…

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…