Tag Archive: scour

Sep 27 2013

“Washed Out Completely”

From the Coloradoan; Dan Dugal and his friend Amanda Finch traveled about 5 miles up the Big Thompson Canyon Wednesday (9-25-2013) in hopes of reaching Finch’s cabin near Drake. “The river had scoured out the entire road down to the bedrock,” he said. “There was no way around it without climbing gear.” The extent of …

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Jun 21 2013

Alberta Canada Flooding

Calgary and several other communities in southern Alberta are in the midst of some of the worst flooding in their history from heavy rains.  Some small streams have peaked, but with more rain coming some rivers may still rise.  The Water Office provides links to real-time stream gages throughout the region. Entire neighbourhoods all along …

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Jun 21 2013

Devastating Floods in Uttarakhand, India (Footage)

Kedarnath temple priest Dinesh Bagwari told BBC Hindi that he heard a loud explosion as a lake above the town burst its banks. “The floods arrived minutes later and everything was gone in 15 minutes,” he said. “We spent 36 hours without water or food. I saw several hundred people trapped in inhuman conditions. Five …

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Sep 21 2012

West Trinidad Flooding

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This flooding happened back in August 2011 from a tropical depression, not the date shown on the first video. (as noted in the info on YouTube) I am not sure of the exact location of all of this video, but it’s in this vicinity.    Here is some more, with some good commentary.

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