Flooding

Reuters

The Way We Build Cities Is Making Them Flood

But the problem is not what you think.

Reuters

In 2012, Extreme Weather Drove More Than 30 Million People From Their Homes

The majority were displaced by flooding from monsoons and typhoons in Asia.

John Kolesidis/Reuters

Athens Hit by Worst Flooding in 50 Years: Scenes From the Streets

A huge overnight storm trapped commuters, knocked out power and killed at least one person.

Reuters

Hoboken Could Be a Model for Dealing With Urban Flooding

Hoboken could provide a perfect laboratory for aggressive efforts. Are state and federal governments ready to participate in the experiment?

The Boston Harbor Association

These Scary Maps Explain What Sea Level Rise Will Mean in Boston

Today's 100-year storm surge could be tomorrow's high tide.

Reuters

Water Overwhelms a Saudi Arabian Town

Veritable rivers gushed down streets and into homes.

CBC

Check Out This Crazy Flooding in Montreal

A broken water main unleashed a torrent.

Reuters

Tough Talk from Cuomo: 'Maybe Mother Nature Doesn't Want You Here'

The governor proposes using some of the money from the Sandy relief bill to buy out property owners in the hardest-hit coastal regions.

Reuters

Flooding in Jakarta: A City Swamped by Its Own Success

Clogged canals and aging infrastructure aren’t the only factors intensifying Jakarta’s perennial flood crises.

Rijkswaterstaat

We're In This Together: What the Dutch Know About Flooding That We Don't

The country's survival depends on water management, and its political structures allow for decisive, speedy action.

Reuters

2/3 of Sandy-Damaged Homes in N.Y. Were Outside the 100-Year Flood Zone

One more sign it's time to rethink our planning for natural disasters.

WNYC

Map of the Day: Predicted Sandy Flooding vs. Real Sandy Flooding

More evidence that scientists know what they're talking about.

Staten Island Bands Together

FEMA finally arrives to assess damage, and finds a community already sifting through the rubble.

Manuel Silvestri/Reuters

Venice's Flooding Season

High tides come back to the Italian city.

Arcadis

5 Ideas That Could Have Prevented Flooding in New York

It's time to start seriously planning for climate change in the city.

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

A Close-Up Look at Breezy Point's Hurricane-Caused Inferno

"I think we all can agree we're seeing complete and utter devastation."

Reuters

These Unbelievable Pictures of Sandy's Destruction Are Actually Real

There are plenty of fake photos floating around this morning, but these images aren't lying.

No One Knows When New York's Subway Will Reopen

Seven subway tunnels are flooded.

AP

Sandy Takes Manhattan

Large parts of New York City are in the dark and under water.