Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Flooding continues around the world

Heavy rain in Haiti has resulted in further flooding, particularly in Ouest Department, where the city of Léogâne in Haiti was flooded for a second time in 6 weeks.

Brazil Floods and Landslides – 1 Dead, 3 Missing in Recife After 235 mm [9 in] of Rain in 12 Hours
Over 200 mm [7.9 in[ of rain in just six hours has caused landslides and flooding in areas around Recife, the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Pernambuco.

A storm and heavy rain from late 29 May 2016 caused flooding in parts of southern Germany which has left at least 3 people dead.

Six people have now been reported to have died in flooding that has affected parts of Texas since 26 May 2016.
Heavy rain fell last week, causing floods in several counties. Brenham in Washington County, recorded 16.62 inches (42 cm) of rain in 24 hours on 26 May 2016.

tags: extreme weather, severe weather

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