State Of Disaster Declared As Tropical Storm Imelda Impacts Texas

US Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in several counties that are currently experiencing widespread flooding due to Tropical Storm Imelda. This declaration will ensure that local officials have access to any state resources they may require to respond to this severe weather. On Monday, Governor Abbott deployed numerous resources to the … More State Of Disaster Declared As Tropical Storm Imelda Impacts Texas

Greece – Crete Hit by 3rd Wave of Flash Flooding

Heavy rain fell in parts of Greece over the weekend 05 to 07 April, 2019, causing some flash flooding, in particular on the islands of Rhodes and Crete. This is the third wave of flash flooding to affect Crete since mid-February, as reported by FloodList The Fire Service reported that from 05 to 07 April they rescued … More Greece – Crete Hit by 3rd Wave of Flash Flooding

4,000 Tourists Evacuated from Jordan’s Ancient Petra Flash Floods

A flash flood alarm was activated for the first time in Jordan’s Ancient City of Petra. Sirens blared just minutes before a torrent of water fed by the recent heavy rains came flooding into the Ancient City. Severe weather including record rainfall and flooding  has affected parts of the Middle East since late October, 2018, with many … More 4,000 Tourists Evacuated from Jordan’s Ancient Petra Flash Floods

1000 Year Floods – Ellicott City, MD, US Experiences 2 in 2 years!

On Sunday May 27th, 2018, parts of Ellicott City, MD, USA experienced between 5.36 inches and 10.38 inches of rain in about three hours, causing flash flooding in the city. In the storm of 2016 Ellicott City was hit by 6.5 inches of rain, causing flash flooding. According to the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra … More 1000 Year Floods – Ellicott City, MD, US Experiences 2 in 2 years!