All Blog Posts Tagged 'flooding' (12)

Singaporeans not buying "Experts'" blaming persistent flooding on rain

Refuting PUB Expert Panel that increase in rainfall intensity contributes to flooding

April 4th, 2012 | Author: Ng Kok Lim

Dear expert panel, I refer to the 12 Jan 2012 Straits Times report “Annual rainfall is increasing here: Experts” [1]. It was reported that rainfall increased by 15mm a year on average between 1968 and 2008. The table below was constructed using government rainfall data [2]. It shows that by shifting the years by one or two, a completely different…


Added by Kris H on June 19, 2012 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Daily heavy flooding by high tide in Dakuinuku Village, Sawakasa, Fiji

Daily heavy flooding by high tide in Dakuinuku Village, Sawakasa, Fiji

The villagers of Dakuinuku in Tailevu are waging a losing war.

It's a war against mother nature- one they have almost no chance of winning.

Since last year, Dakuinuku has experienced heavy flooding every day from the sea.

At high tide, the waves sweep over the beach front…


Added by bill on January 15, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Pennsylvania has big time flooding troubles, evacuations started

Evacuation center set up in Herndon area; voluntary evacuations in Sunbury


Here’s the latest news related to flooding in Northumberland County.

- County emergency operations center liaison Gary Steffen said an evacuation center has been established at the Mandata American Legion for residents of the Herndon-Dalmatia area who have or will be displaced by the rising Susquehanna River and other waterways. Those traveling to the center are reminded to exercise extreme…


Added by Starr DiGiacomo on September 9, 2011 at 2:49am — 12 Comments

Brazil: flooding killed 10 lives in Brazil Video


Added by Stanislav on July 22, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

China: Anhui , Hefei flooded ....


Added by Stanislav on July 12, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments

New Zealand: Tidal flooding has swamped some Christchurch after earthquake

Brooklands faces daily flooding


UNDER WATER: Brooklands resident of 23 years Wout (Wally) Witteman has needed gumboots in his backyard since the September earthquake.

Tidal flooding has swamped some Christchurch properties twice a day since the February earthquake, residents…


Added by Stanislav on May 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

U.S. Spring Flooding Forecast

The trend of extremes continues, and it appears that the north central US may be in for some major flooding.  This article serves as a good reminder that not only elevation above sea level is important, but elevation above local bodies of water as well.




Added by riding the cusp on April 14, 2011 at 5:03pm — 2 Comments

Heavy rain brings flash flooding to Sydney

Heavy rain and wild weather has caused flash flooding across Sydney.

The eastern suburbs and north shore were among the worst affected areas as a low pressure system swept across the city on Sunday afternoon, bringing with it downpours and strong winds.

The Illawarra and Hunter Valley regions were also hit.

The State Emergency Service (SES) said it received almost 600 calls for help dealing with flash flooding and leaky roofs.…


Added by Stanislav on March 20, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Venezuelan Flooding Claims 21 Lives

CARACAS -- Authorities said the heavy flooding and mudslides in the country have claimed at least 21 lives. President Hugo Chavez has already declared a state of emergency in the state of Falcon. The state-run VTV network reported on Tuesday that the victims were from the state of Miranda and the capital district; however problems have been reported elsewhere. The AVN national news agency said around 32,000 people in Falcon were…


Added by Gerard Zwaan on December 1, 2010 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Indonesia latest quake

Approaching New Moon, Sept 8, will aggravate the situation globally. Expect more deluges. Big theme of water connected to big quakes

Added by Tamzin Kay on September 7, 2010 at 4:11am — No Comments

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