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…

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…