Tag Archive: flash flood

Mar 28 2014

Video Friday: The River Zin in Southern Israel

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Our video this week comes from Southern Israel about the River Zin as it moves through the Negev Desert: The River Zin cuts through the Negev Desert in southern Israel. But unlike most rivers, the Zin rarely has any water in it. The only time it flows is when enough rain falls in the mountains …

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Sep 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (9/3/13): Continued Flooding in Pakistan and India

This week: Over 200 dead in Pakistan from continued flooding, extreme rains and flooding continue in India, first fires then flooding in Colorado, the top 10 global cities at risk from coastal flooding, and Jeff Bezos’ prohibition of PowerPoint. 207 dead, 1,122 injured in [Pakistan] floods: NDMA (Pakistan Today) As many as 1,333,066 people have …

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Aug 09 2013

Antelope Canyon Flash Flooding 2013

On August 2, 2013 a large thunderstorm stalled over the area around Page Arizona causing massive flash flooding that shut down Highway 89 and flooded the famous Antelope Canyon.  Once again David Rankin comes through with some great footage during and after the flood.  The second video has some great comparison shots.  

Aug 02 2013

Fort Collins Flood of 1997

Sixteen years ago Fort Collins saw it’s worst flood in history that totaled 14.5” of rain in a little over a day.  The Quail Hollow neighborhood in the southwest part of town received 10’ in less than 6 hours.  That is the most rainfall ever measured in and urban area in Colorado over that time …

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