Flash floods cause havoc in Europe

Publicerades den 16 jul 2021
Severe flooding has caused devastation in Germany and Belgium, where the death toll has risen to more than 120 as emergency services continued their search for many hundreds more still missing. No loss of life has been reported in Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, but flash floods swept through the Swiss villages of Schleitheim and Beggingen, several towns in the Grand Duchy were evacuated and thousands were told to leave their homes in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht

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  • More than 100 dead as flood ‘catastrophe’ hits Germany and Belgium ► www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/16/western-germany-floods-angela-merkel-horror-catastrophe-deaths-missing-search-flooding-belgium Climate scientists shocked by scale of floods in Germany ► www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/16/climate-scientists-shocked-by-scale-of-floods-in-germany Flash floods cause havoc across Europe - in pictures ► www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2021/jul/15/flash-floods-cause-havoc-across-europe-in-pictures

    • China polluted the earth, and we are paying the price.

    • 😲😲

    • Do they build dams at all? Because if not that may be a problem.

    • Some facts that was know about potential floods in these areas. In the past, extreme rainfall events have repeatedly led to flood disasters involving great damage (Rhine 1993/1994, 1995, Oder 1997 and Danube and Elbe 2002). The main factors that play an important role in the risk of flooding are reduced retention due to straightening of watercourses, the construction of weirs, the loss of water meadows and wetlands, and increased surface sealing. For example, the river Rhine has already lost four-fifth of its natural floodplains. Similarly, at the river Elbe only 15% of the natural floodplains remain (30). Moreover, agriculture causes more frequent floods by the usage of heavy machinery on arable fields and the consequent condensation of soils, which hampers the infiltration capacity. Conclusion is that anthropogenic changes to land and waterways are the main contributors to these floods.

    • Positive stuff give me more

  • It's not climate change it is judgment!

  • А в Америке все прекрасно ! Интересно , почему ? ))

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  • My thoughts and prayers are with those in Western Europe who have lost their lives, their families and their homes. Love and Blessings from the UK

  • Prayers from india to all those who have suffered

  • Global Warming

  • so we're just not gonna talk about how climate change had a part to play in all of this

  • Mongolia has carried out terrorist attacks using coronavirus biological and chemical weapons around the world, killing 4,000,000 people, disrupting the health of millions and disrupting the international economy! and Mongolia, in collaboration with meteorologists, is killing people and damaging the economy through natural disasters such as lightning, earthquakes, torrential rains and floods! The last two examples are the floods in the European Union and China. Mongolia needs to compete with the rest of the world on the right path of development! Mongolia warns to stop terrorism and sabotage!

  • Now mother Nature is redeeming what's her. Humans are at the verge of complete destruction. Climate change is a real threat. Get ready for more havoc.

  • As you sow! So you reap! Climate change is real also.. Pray for safety of German and all affected people. Leadership needed to acknowledge climatic change.

  • The Netherlands looks like Sicily now.

  • 🥲🥲🥲🥲

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  • Tila Tequila is taking credit for all of this

  • min 0:33 , das sieht aus wie unteridrisch gesprengt , mehrere

  • Don't play with nature Because if nature plays then.....

  • We disaster nature. .nature disaster. Ourlife..Save trees . We build house basement only save and. Strength our place. But. Tree root growth save nearest place soil strength.Please save trees

  • Ca RaF

  • Don't lose faith

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  • Dont lose hope peoples, stay safe ❤🇳🇪 Praying for u, 🇳🇪

  • Bababooey

  • One exploiting another is also at record levels around the world.

  • Conservatives be like "climate change doesn't exist"

  • New Orleans people seeing this: *has a flash back*

  • bIdEnS AmErIcA

  • Strongly resembles the general state of the roads and infrastructure on an ordinary beautiful sunny South African day. Potholes, erosion, no electricity... sewage water spillages...

  • Merkel: Climate Change caused this Also Merkel: Let's phase out 100% clean nuclear power

  • Maybe now humans will care more for those without water. You Selfish arses.

  • Not gunna lie when i clicked this i thought it saud flash foods

  • Since when Europe looks like a 3rd world country?

  • 5 more years

  • The world is changing daily, earths crusts move at about the growth of your fingernails daily aswell. So don’t be surprised if the next biggest earthquake happens or flood.

  • Looks like what I see ever year here in Indonesia

  • dont forget NATO BOMBING SRJ YUGOSLAVIA 1999

  • HAARP weather modification in plain sight.

  • Geoengineering

  • H.A.A.R.P

  • "Mother nature at its best"

  • Sending love and hugs from South Africa, be safe, Condolences to the families that have lost lives

  • Ждите дешевых тачек в россии.

    • Get some iron ingots , fast ! To make buckets and some sponges , too .

  • What's it going to take realise global warming is a thing. Can't stop nature

  • Sending love and hug from me.stay safe and strong ya..

  • when these country can't able to manage the floods how they can call themself as a developed country

  • Well here is our Global Climatic changes, in next 10 years netherland go total under water

  • Whenever i see rain and flood, i wish all the rain go to CA.

  • The end is near

  • Not Global warming, it's global warning!

  • 00:58 An irony is that this car is drinking water during raining.

  • Please stay strong.. love from India

  • Kerala too was once rocked by bigger floods not once but thrice with landslides and other disasters. People did well to help others irrespective of identity caste creed or religion. But when floods went dry every one came back to normal building our imaginary walls . Yet people don't understand that climate change is real and soon and the world is way bigger than us. Hope my brothers and sisters in Europe never have to go through this catastrophe ever.

  • The best attacks from globalists using H.A.A.R.P weapons to reduce population numbers are very effective biological or technological attacks

    • No, stop with ur bs conspiracies this is global warming

  • So much pain.

  • Love and prayers to you from India

  • კაროჩე რაპონტია და ამა იმას სიზარმაცით რომ ინოვაციები მორგებულა იმტომ მაი პონტია! რა ვიცით რომ მართლა მაგი ბრალი არ არი! ჯობზიკ ბიძია რომ გიგიფრენიან ვითომ მაღალი პოლიტიკური სათნოებით და ჭკვიანური მარშუტით მაი ენერგია პლანეტის ძირითად ბინდრებისთვის ზღაპარი კიარ და იყოს შესაბამისი სტრუქტურის სახალხო პატრიოტიზმიც და უძღოდეს მაგნაირ განვითარებას! მარა თქვენი ტურბინები საზარალო ჭვარტლის მეტ ვერ იძრება მაგინი ხომ ღრუ ვითომ პოლიტიკურად გამართლებულ კაპიტალისტების ნაამბიციიარია, რომელიც როგორც სამყაროს წესის დადგენილობით ჭარბ წონოსანი ადვილაი ფაშვი ფუშ ფრაწია! კაპიტალიზმის მშენი ხალხია და არა პიტოვნების სახელი კაპიტალისტი! მაი ფოშიობისკენ ვინ გდიათ?, წინაპრულად მე რომ იმ თაზე ავღცენდი და მაგინი ერთბაშაი მოდგმის სამყოფელ ტერიტორიას მითხრიან და მე და წევდე კაპიკად და მაქედან მეგება ნახევარი სახელმწიფოსაც ვერ მიაქ!

  • High time developed nations said Hi to climate change...!!!

  • Get some iron ingots , fast ! To make buckets and some sponges , too .

  • This flood created in tel aviv and newyork

  • ここ数年地球の地軸の傾きと地球の公転軌道がずれているんじゃない?そして

  • Nature Gives, Nature Takes...

  • In all the flooded areas, it is extremely important for people to have water, cause they don't.

  • Karma for holding us for ransom over brexit and covid 🖕🏻😂

  • May be i think Chinese try to catch fish 🐟🐟..

  • Support from Germany,beliyum,and Netherlands prayers from India 🙏

  • That thumbnail kinda looks like inside cream of a choclate cake.

  • The superb cup intraspecifically flow because gong metabolically drip off a fallacious license. overrated, waiting beast

  • In future will be onlly worse ..we can't reverse climate change anymore ..

  • ვწუხვარ ძაან😥

  • This was so near me.

  • I hope Germany overcomes this situation! Love and prayers from India 🇮🇳

  • With the victim It's a bad situation, but When Israel bombed Palestinian children, everyone pretended not to notice

  • This situation happens every year in India.

  • Condolences from the Philippines. These are nothing new to us every year I wonder how we cope as a country.

  • Boo hoo

  • stay strong wish it better soon pray from cambodia

  • wooow

  • TOO expensive to prepare for; Let's just deal with this, as it comes~" ( ⍟ : "I absolutely loathe, how the capitalistic portion of our kind-)

  • I live in a safe part of the Netherlands. We never have catastrophies really so seeing the news about our southern provinces seems like I'm watching news of a different country. Surreal!

  • Curious, is this a relatively new occurance?

  • These are things you can't do anything about.

  • Maybe people should take climate change seriously....Bill gates told everyone that...the next big thing that's going to happen after covid -19 is climate change

  • Omg it's everywhere india,china, Germany

  • Every where floods😢

  • the doom's Day is near

  • In 350 years this earth wont be anymore

  • Answer: Cambio climatico

  • It's like an atomic bomb. Hope u all stay strong lots of love from Australia

  • if this was in Britain it would be funny, but this is just a travesty

  • That's why we don't have rain in Assam, India. It's almost a drought like situation here

  • Human play with nature Nature play with human

  • Appreciated The Guardian showing less news report, just the footages.. condolences to everyone who affected.. 😭

  • Nature is no joke

  • HAHA

  • I feel bad for these refugees. This is the worst.

  • Yay!