Global Flood News: Flash flooding creates havoc in Cornwall

July 25, 20140 Comments

Floods in Cornwall July 2014

International News

Flash floods in Cornwall cause havoc

Supermarkets and shops were forced to close in Bude, Cornwall, earlier today as flash flooding created chaos.

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North American News

Major flooding affects British Colombia, Canada

Kamloops is one of the worst affected areas in British Colombia, with drenching rain and lightning causing flash flooding.

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South American News

Paraguayan Red Cross and volunteers work together to help victims of floods in Paraguay

Following the recent severe flooding events In Paraguay, IFRC (International of Red Cross) have posted an update on their website detailing the efforts made to help victims.

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European News

Floods in Europe earlier this year indicate a return to pre-Holocene Climate

A string of events earlier this year, including the devastating floods in Europe, provided a sobering snapshot of a global climate system out of whack.

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African News

Niger develops a national database on floods

Database for Niger will help support the flood risk assessment process within the country.

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Asian News

59 foot rubber duck lost in Chinese flood

A one-tonne, giant inflatable duck has been washed away by flooding on the Nanming River in China.

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Australian News

New Brisbane River Hydrology Study

South east Queensland homes will be better protected from future floods thanks to a $945,000 project to assess the Brisbane River catchment’s flood behaviour.

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