Tag Archives: Flood

Philippines flash floods and Puerto Rico quake

Today started with the news of hundreds of deaths in flash floods in the Philippines. With torrential rains from  a tropical storm, Washi. The flooding was unexpected and in the middle of the night washing people out of their beds, causing immense … Continue reading

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6 months in and costliest year already

This year has been a mess. With the Japan March 11 quake and tsunami, the record year for tornadoes in the US and flooding all over no wonder this is the costliest year on record according to re-insurers and Discovery News. No doubt … Continue reading

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