Tropical cyclone Josie didn’t make landfall in Fiji but its heavy rainfall resulted in deadly flooding. NASA calculated the rainfall that Josie left in its wake as it moved south of Fiji and began weakening. Tropical cyclone Josie moved close to Fiji and its clockwise circulation streamed moisture over Fiji causing flooding that led to … More Tropical Cyclone Josie’s Deadly Flooding Rainfall Examined With IMERG
Several rivers in the Balkans have broken their banks over the last few days, causing flooding in parts of northern Greece, southeastern Bulgaria and northwestern Turkey. Greece Update: On 30 March Civil Protection in Greece declared a state of emergency for affected areas of Evros Region. In Greece, the Evros (Meriç / Maritsa) river which … More Balkans – Rivers Overflow Flooding Parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey
Vehicle Security Barriers are becoming a recognised sight in our cities around the world. In January 2018, the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio and the City’s Security Infrastructure Working Group announced plans to bring permanent perimeter barriers, or bollards, to high-profile sites and to create a process to streamline their design and construction. … More To Protect and Protect Again
In 2016, worldwide, there were 342 reported natural disasters The total number of Hydrological disasters in 2016 was 177 (164 floods and 13 landslides) The total number of peopled affected by Hydrological disasters in 2016 was 78.1 million The total number of deaths from Hydrological disasters in 2016 was 5,092* … More The True Cost of Flooding
A product originally designed to provide protection to military bases in the Middle East is about to defend parts of the foreshore at Port Broughton, South Australia. Andrew Cole, CEO of District Council of Barunga West, sought a coastal protection solution after two storms created damage last year. Currently there are several coastal protection projects … More Port Broughton in South Australia, Shores Up its Flood Defences, using DefenCell
With floodwaters continuing to rise in height and frequency, the world is searching for the ultimate in flood protection. Sandbags have always been the first thought at the very mention of the word “flood” images on the television and in newspapers around the world bear witness to the all encompassing flood protection properties of the … More The sandbag is dead! Long live the berm!
With floodwaters continuing to rise in height and frequency, the world is searching for the ultimate in flood protection.
Sandbags have always been the first thought at the very mention of the word “flood” images on the television and in newspapers around the world bear witness to the all encompassing flood protection properties of the sandbag as our saviour as waters rise around our properties or critical infrastructure. Images of armies of volunteers and military, shovelling sand into burlap bags or the issuing of them to householders to protect their property are a part of our flood consciousness … More The sandbag is dead! Long live the berm!