Flooding

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Indian couple float to their wedding in a cooking pot along flooded streets
Footage shows the newlyweds squeezed inside the cooking pot while two men and a photographer paddle the pair down a flooded street in Kerala

Samantha Lock and agencies

19, Oct, 2021 @2:39 AM

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Fire-ravaged Greek island of Evia hit by floods and mudslides
Experts say loss of forests, which act as natural flood control mechanism, has worsened impact of heavy rain

Helena Smith in Athens

14, Oct, 2021 @12:34 PM

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China floods: bus falls into river as heavy rains destroy homes
At least three people dead and 11 others missing after incident in flood-hit Hebei province

Helen Davidson in Taipei

11, Oct, 2021 @8:55 AM

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Black families passed their homes from one generation to the next. Now they may be lost
Unstable property rights mean Black southerners may survive a flood but lose their home, and it’s causing the racial wealth gap to grow larger

Sarah Sax

06, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The climate crisis is destroying the human rights of those least responsible for it | Patrick Verkooijen and AK Abdul Momen
The UN must urgently appoint a special rapporteur on climate change and human rights to galvanise action on the biggest threat to fundamental freedoms

Patrick Verkooijen and AK Abdul Momen

30, Sep, 2021 @11:20 AM

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Weatherwatch: sea rises threaten low-lying land in Vietnam
South-east Asian country has a monsoon climate, and 15% of land is less than five metres above sea level

Stephen Moss

28, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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More Than’s refusal of our flooding insurance claim doesn’t hold water
Our home was damaged after torrential rain in July but the company says we are not covered

Miles Brignall

27, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Climate crisis: fifth of London schools now susceptible to flooding
Sadiq Khan to warn time is running out to tackle emergency as he puts pressure on UK government to act

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Climate crisis leaving ‘millions at risk of trafficking and slavery’
Droughts and floods forcing workers from rural areas, leading to their exploitation in cities, report warns

Sarah Johnson

20, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK weather: flood warnings as heavy rain hits parts of England
Met Office says central and eastern areas at risk as downpours cause travel disruption in London

Ben Quinn

14, Sep, 2021 @4:32 PM

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River Tamar allowed to flood farmland to help wildlife and climate
Project to reverse Victorian-era reclamation creates rich, marshy land that can lock in carbon

Steven Morris

14, Sep, 2021 @10:38 AM

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‘We had little choice’: volunteers clear up after German floods
Two months after 133 people died in the Ahr valley, residents say they feel abandoned by politicians

Kate Connolly in Ahrtal

10, Sep, 2021 @4:00 AM

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