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Floods and Rain

Top 5 LARGEST Flash Floods (caught on video)

By |2020-09-06T18:54:17+01:00September 6th, 2020|Extreme Weather, Floods and Rain|

Flash floods are a powerful force of nature! Today we're doing the top five largest flash floods caught on video. Several segments are licensed under Creative Commons (CC) Chen Williams (CC), China public Archives (CC) The power of water like so much of the weather is downright scary. source

Why a storm surge can be the deadliest part of a hurricane

By |2020-08-15T16:38:19+01:00August 6th, 2020|Extreme Weather, Floods and Rain, Hurricanes and Gales, Storm Surges and Tsunamis|

It can start before a hurricane even makes landfall. Storm surge, or coastal flooding, tends to be the deadliest aspect of hurricanes. As wind from the storm pushes water onshore several feet above the normal tide, it can trap people in their homes, wash away entire houses, and make rescue missions harrowing and [...]

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