flooding http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22539/all en Thirty-four killed by violent flash flooding in Indian state of Uttarakhand http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120805/thirty-four-killed-violent-flash-flooding-indian-sta Thirty-four people have been killed by violent flash-flooding in the North Indian hill state of Uttarakhand, reported the Times of India, as locals attempt to pick up the pieces from a Saturday deluge. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120805/thirty-four-killed-violent-flash-flooding-indian-sta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> flooding Asia-Pacific India Mon, 06 Aug 2012 00:16:52 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5715075 at http://www.globalpost.com Thousands flee Jakarta as floodwater rises (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5735603 <p>The Indonesian capital is in a state of emergency after intense rains.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5735603" target="_blank">read more</a></p> flooding Indonesia Science Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:19:00 +0000 Patrick Winn 5735603 at http://www.globalpost.com Underwater: Flooding plagues regions around the world http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5740683 <p>Australia, Mozambique and the Philippines &mdash; to name a few countries &mdash; have recently forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands as a result of extreme flooding.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5740683" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Australia flooding Indonesia Mozambique Philippines Science South Africa Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:52:28 +0000 News Desk 5740683 at http://www.globalpost.com Massive flooding sweeps through central Europe http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5851316 <p>Floods have swept through Germany, Austria, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic during the past week, resulting in thousands of home evacuations and several deaths.</p> <p>The flooding has caused officials in the polish capital Prague to shut down the subway system after declaring a state of emergency. Trains in Austria were suspended due to mudslides. In neighboring countries, officials are preparing flood defenses in case the water continues to rise and spread. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5851316" target="_blank">read more</a></p> flooding Czech Republic Europe Germany Poland Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:01:00 +0000 News Desk 5851316 at http://www.globalpost.com Elbe River dam burst leaves at least 18 dead, thousands displaced (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130610/elbe-river-dam-burst-dead-evacuation Thousands of Germans and Hungarians have been forced to evacuate their homes, and at least 18 are dead, after a dam on the Elbe River burst Sunday. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130610/elbe-river-dam-burst-dead-evacuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> flooding Global Warming World Leaders Want to Know Europe Germany Politics Poland Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:51:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5854266 at http://www.globalpost.com