Global flood news: Severe flood warnings as storms continue to lash UK

February 7, 20140 Comments

Severe flood warnings for the UK, February 2014

International News

Severe flood warnings as storms continue to lash the UK

Atlantic storms have hit Britain causing travel chaos, power cuts and creating yet more flooding.

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North American News

Agreement signed on Monmouth flood control project

Congressman Frank Pallone announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will address major flood prevention to protect the low-lying residential and commercial areas in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown Township.

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South American News

Severe floods affect 150,000 people in Bolivia

Torrential rain across Bolivia has cause severe flooding and landslides in the recent weeks. At least 45 people have died and 150,000 people’s lives have been disrupted.

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European News

Much of Europe underwater as huge downpour hits the continent

Hundreds evacuated from homes in Pisa, Italy as the city’s Arno River looks to burst its banks. Meanwhile Vineyards in France have been washed out.

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African News

Flooding caused by heavy rains in Bulawayo

Unusually heavy rains have caused havoc across much of Bulawayo, damaging houses and roads.

Asian News

Building resilience to worsening seasonal floods in Laos

In 2013, flooding in two southern provinces of Laos was the worst the country has experienced for 30 years.

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Australian News

New homes unavoidable in flood areas

Brisbane’s Lord Mayor says it’s unavoidable that new homes will be built in parts of the city, which are known to flood.

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