Six People Die As Floodwater Sweeps Vehicle in Ibb, Yemen

Two weeks ago, the city of Ibb in Yemen was hit by heavy rains which brought about floods. While floodwater was running uncontrollably down roads, a man decided to risk driving through it in order to get his son who had fallen ill to hospital. Seven people were in the vehicle all together – the … Continue reading “Six People Die As Floodwater Sweeps Vehicle in Ibb, Yemen”

Group of People Swept Into Sea by Large Wave in Gran Canaria

On the island of Gran Canaria, part of the Canary Islands, Spain, a group of people tried pushing their luck by standing on the waves beaten sharp rock on the island’s ocean shore. As they stood there, a large way swept them off their feet and into the salt water. Other large waves blew over … Continue reading “Group of People Swept Into Sea by Large Wave in Gran Canaria”

Champ Pays Price for Thinking It’s Sound to Stand on Soil Undermined by Flood

Some show off champ thought it was a good idea to stand on the edge of a soil cliff made unstable by a flash flood. He stood there until the water undermined the soil under his feet, making him fall into and disappear in the vortex. Props to Best Gore member @carnage-2 for the video:

Recovery of Man Killed by Floods in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On January 7, 2018, parts of Brazil have been overwhelmed by heavy rains that caused severe flooding. The Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro was one of the affected areas. There, in just 12 hours it rained a third of what normally rains the entire month of January. As firefighters ran with their asses on … Continue reading “Recovery of Man Killed by Floods in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil”

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”