Istanbul Floods Again

Torrential rainfall on 19 July caused flash flooding in Istanbul. The flash flooding comes just weeks after parts of the city suffereed in similar circumstances in early June this year.…

Flash Floods in Istanbul

Unusually heavy rainfall pounded parts of Istanbul, Turkey yesterday 02 June 2014, bringing flash flooding to many of the city’s streets and waterside areas. The worst affected areas were coastal…

1 Killed in Gaziantep, Turkey

One woman drowned in floods in Turkey’s south eastern province of Gaziantep on Saturday 24 May 2014. Just under 1 hour of torrential rain on Saturday was enough to inundate…

Flash Floods in Izmir, Turkey

Heavy rainfall and strong winds which began around early on Monday 25 November, triggered flash floods in the province of Izmir, in the Aegean region of Turkey. The rain first…

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…