Floods in Puglia, Italy

After flash floods struck in Grosseto, Tuscany earlier this week, Italy has suffered further flooding, this time in the southern region of Apulia (Puglia), the heel of Italy. Heavy rainfall…

Flash Floods in Grosseto, Italy

Torrential rainfall in areas around Grosseto in Tuscany have caused flash floods which are believed to have swept away 2 people. The floods have also caused landslides, damaged houses and…

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…

Italy

Italy has experienced flooding throughout its long history from the Alpine north to its southern tip. In 1963, the Vajont River Dam in a region of Italy just north of…