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(Updated on 11/05/2016)

 

FLOODS

 

FLOODS AROUND THE WORLD
HOUSTON FLOODS
HURRICANE IRMA
HURRICANE MARIA
INFOGRAPHIC
SONGS

 

HURRICANE MARIA:

 

  • Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power across Puerto Rico - PICTURES - 21 September 2017
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Hurricane Maria Strikes Puerto Rico - PHOTOS - 20 September 2017
    "Hurricane Maria pounded eastern Puerto Rico after making landfall Wednesday as a powerful Category."

    Category 4 storm that forecasters described as "extremely dangerous."
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Hurricane Maria 'devastates' Dominica: PM - 19 September 2017
    "Dominica has suffered "widespread damage" from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says."

    + Video: Footage from Martinique shows early devastating winds
    + Video: Hurricane Maria tracks towards Puerto Rico
    + Watch: The islanders caught between hurricanes

    (BBC)

  • Hurricane Maria to become major storm near Caribbean islands - 18 September 2017
    "Maria is expected to become a dangerous major hurricane as it nears the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean."
    + Video: A BBC team visited Caribbean islands that have been devastated by Hurricane Irma

    (BBC)

 


HURRICANE IRMA:

HOUSTON FLOODS:

 

INFOGRAPHIC:

 

SONGS:

  • Songs about Floods
    (nwfolk.com)

  • Jars Of Clay - Flood
    (YouTube)
    + LYRICS:
    "Rain, rain on my face
    It hasn't stopped raining for days
    My world is a flood
    Slowly I become one with the mud"

    (azlyrics.com)

 

FLOODS AROUND THE WORLD:

 

 

  • Colorado Flooding

 

 

 

  • London 'flooded' in disaster film
    "In scenes that may no longer be dismissed as far-fetched, a new film is to chart what would happen if the Thames Barrier was overwhelmed."
    (BBC)




    Thames Barrier

    1 Design and construction
    2 Previous flooding
    3 Flood Defence Operations
    4 Popular culture...

    (Wikipedia)

 

 

 

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