Three Members of Family Die as Bridge Collapses Under Them Due to Floods in Bihar, India

Three family members died as a bridge they tried to run across during a heavy flood collapsed under their feet. The incident happened in Araria district of Bihar in India. According to the Indian authorities, 23 people died due to severe floods in Araria so far, bringing the total for the flood ravaged state of … Continue reading “Three Members of Family Die as Bridge Collapses Under Them Due to Floods in Bihar, India”

Peace Keepers Remove Corpses of People Killed by Floods in Sierra Leone

The country of Sierra Leone in West Africa has been hit with severe rains that caused flash floods and mudslides in and around the country’s capital city of Freetown. As of this post, at least 300 people have been confirmed killed. Hundreds more remain trapped under tonnes of mud that reportedly buried 4 storey buildings, … Continue reading “Peace Keepers Remove Corpses of People Killed by Floods in Sierra Leone”

Car with Passengers Buried by Huayco in La Libertad, Peru

A huayco is a name for a flash flood caused by torrential rains in the mountains of Peru. On March 8, 2017, a huayco caused a land/rock slide that buried a car with its passengers on the road. The incident happened in the mountainous Department of La Libertad in northwestern Peru. The video shows rescuers … Continue reading “Car with Passengers Buried by Huayco in La Libertad, Peru”

Young Man Dies Attempting to Save Family Swept Off by Flash Flood

A hero, in my opinion, is an individual who knows that helping someone in a dangerous situation could put them in danger, and could even possibly kill them, but they’ll do it anyway. On New Year’s Day, the road that provides access to the community of Paranorama in rural area of ​​Rio Branco, state of … Continue reading “Young Man Dies Attempting to Save Family Swept Off by Flash Flood”

Malfunction at Sewage Treatment Plant Causes Flash Flood that Takes Down Wall

Video from the city of Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas in Brazil, shows a flash flood caused by a malfunction at a nearby sewage treatment plant, taking down a wall to a condominium while residents were enjoying a barbecue.

People Swept Away as South China is Ravaged by Floods

The floods created by torrential rains raging across Southern China continue to wreak havoc on homes, land and the economy. Over 54 people have been confirmed dead with many more still missing. 15,000 homes have been completely destroyed and 250,000 people are basically homeless and moved into temporary housing. The monsoon season rains have also … Continue reading “People Swept Away as South China is Ravaged by Floods”

Woman Crushed to Death by Collapsed Wall Brought Down by Severe Floods in Managua, Nicaragua

A body of a 40 year old woman was recovered from under a collapsed wall of her house, which was brought down by severe floods that paralyzed the town of Managua in Nicaragua. Rescuers later recovered additional 8 members of her family (not on video). At the end of the video, son of the victim … Continue reading “Woman Crushed to Death by Collapsed Wall Brought Down by Severe Floods in Managua, Nicaragua”

The Kedarnath Flood of 2013

The flood at Kedarnath was a tragedy in the western Garhwal Himalayas that occurred on June 16th, 2013 when heavy rains overflowed rivers and lakes and brought rushing waters into the town from the mountains above, paving the way for a wall of death to rush into the ancient town of Kedarnath. A 1,200 year … Continue reading “The Kedarnath Flood of 2013”

Whole House with Man Trapped Inside Washed Away by Flood Waters

That shoddy house stood no chance. The body of water that took it on was too massive. The video is from Sichuan in China. A man was trapped in a house that was encircled by a huge stream of flood waters. The house seemed to be the only tall structure still standing – either because … Continue reading “Whole House with Man Trapped Inside Washed Away by Flood Waters”

Driving a Car Into a Flash Flood

Dashcam video from the US of A. During a heavy downpour that left the roads flooded, the driver approached a road entirely covered with water. He decided to U turn and drive back but because the food covered the road so much he couldn’t see its sides, he plunged off a hidden embankment, nose diving … Continue reading “Driving a Car Into a Flash Flood”