by Emily Atkin Posted on December 29, 2014
Pets and livestock have been called the “silent victims” of flooding, often forgotten in the chaos of evacuation and looked for later.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 18, 2014
The river provides crucial resources to agriculture, tourism and water supplies along its route.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 24, 2014
Severe thunderstorms have tamed record-breaking fires in Washington state, but now the threat of flash floods and landslides is growing in burned out areas.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 21, 2014 Updated: December 16, 2014
City planners are grappling with many of the threats and possibilities for mitigating them, from streets that can double as canals to underground cisterns and floating buildings.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 16, 2014 Updated: October 20, 2014
If you’re not a scientist, presumably you should listen to people who are when grappling with climate change.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 26, 2014
Just hours before the highly anticipated World Cup match-up between the U.S. and Germany is scheduled to begin, the host city of Recife, Brazil has been slammed by torrential rains
Water was up to Len Lal's waist in his car before he was rescued. "It's like a scene out of Terminator: Salvation," he said after his rescue.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 23, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
Floodwaters caused a storage tank to dip down onto a bank, damaging a valve that caused oil to leak out of the tank.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 12, 2014 Updated: June 12, 2014
As Brazil and Croatia prepare to battle it out in Sao Paulo in the opening match of the World Cup this afternoon, thousands of Brazilians in the south of the country are picking up the pieces after torrential rains left a trail of destruction.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 22, 2014
The floods in the Balkans, caused by three months of rain in just three days, are the most severe in the 120 year record. And the unprecedented deluge is consistent with climate change predictions.