The port city’s historic fish market, which lies directly on the harbour, was filled with knee-deep water, while cars and busses driving along the water front flooded through the high tides.
Flooded streets and basements, cars underwater, dams overwhelmed – storm Axel brought great damage to parts of the Baltic coast in Germany last Wednesday.
The northern states of Germany had to survive a hurricane force storm; the worst flooding in eleven years.
This multi functional flood barrier offers the ability to change the height of the flood barrier.
This is a great low cost, green and rapid solution for a new river barrier .
. Neptune has an answer to it. The UK suffered from floods in 2014
This barrier does not have to be knocked down and rebuilt. Its height can easily be increased on site responding to any unexpected increase in sea levels whenever they might occur. Read More
Catastrophe in Japan because of floods
In Japan, have caused devastations. Torrential rains are associated with former Tropical Storm Etau shifted north after dumping unprecedented rainfall on parts of eastern floods , last Wednesday and Thursday. Japan
More than a hundred thousand people had to flee because of the high water, which sometimes even carried houses along.
The heavy rain over Burlington, Ont., on Aug. 4 was an isolated event, but climate change seems to be accompanied by more extreme storms that overwhelm infrastructure and cause flooding.
Canadians are facing a ‘new breed’ of storms, and governments should change the way they plan for the kind of wild weather that caused a flash flood in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
And not only in Canada. All around the world, infrastructure is aging and breaking down. We need to take into consideration the new climate and look for innovations like green roofs, porous pavements and storm management solutions like the various and complementary water solutions at BetterWorldSolutions. Read More
Coastal erosion costs Florida 105 million in 5 year
A computer model can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save millions of dollars. Read More