Posts Tagged ‘floodwaters’

Dam Bursts Open In India’s Himalayas, Unleashing Lethal Ice-Cold Floodwaters

Flash floods triggered by a sudden heavy rainfall swamped several towns in northeastern India, killing at least 31 people. Source

Watch: New Zealanders wade through floodwaters as wild weather continues

Torrential rain and wild weather continued to hit Auckland and the north island of New Zealand on Friday. Cars were submerged and people waded through rising flood water, while first responders came to their rescue. Source

Landslides, Sinkholes, Floodwaters Plague Soggy California

LOS ANGELES—Sinkholes swallowed cars and floodwaters swamped towns and swept away a small boy as California was wracked by more wild winter while the next in a powerful string of storms loomed on the horizon Tuesday. Millions of residents faced flood warnings, nearly 50,000 people were under evacuation orders, and more than 110,000 homes and […]

Gre Filla Neolithic Site in Turkey to be Relocated to Avoid Floodwaters

Archaeologists in Turkey have spent the past four years excavating at a Neolithic mound in southeastern Turkey that will be flooded once the construction of a huge dam is completed. The waters of the reservoir have already begun to collect, but water levels have risen slowly, which has given the archaeologists enough time to perform […]

‘Only In Australia’: Frogs, Mice, Beetle Ride On Snake To Escape Floodwaters

Tell us you live in Australia without telling us you live in Australia… A frog, two mice and a beetle were seen sheltering aboard a snake inside a rainwater tank in viral videos shared on TikTok this week. Advertisement It was filmed in western Queensland, according to Australia’s 9News. The state has been hit by […]

Cubans cheat death as bridge over floodwaters crumbles into raging rapids below (VIDEOS)

The bridge over the Zaza River, connecting the people of Zaza del Medio with the region’s capital Sancti Spíritus, collapsed on Monday. Video taken at the scene and shared on local media and online shows the moment of its disintegration, with two people running to safety as it literally crumbles beneath their feet. According to […]

Health Officials Are Warning Texans To Stay Out Of Harvey Floodwaters For A Disturbing Reason

As flooding from Hurricane Harvey continues to rise and spread, officials are warning thousands of Texans to avoid the water. Floodwaters act as sponges for hazards. As they bubble past city streets and inundate cars and homes, they collect sharp objects, sweep up insects and wildlife, and gather human waste. But staying out of the […]

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