Floods News:

Roads close for River Hull flood defence work
…Work has started on a £36.5m project to repair and improve flood defences… long this complex river work may take." The city was badly flooded in 2007…


Ex-Cyclone Gita: Christchurch declares state of emergency
floods and winds of up to 150km/h (90mph). "The full impact of the storm will be felt… residents in low-lying areas to evacuate, saying: "We are expecting homes to be flooded


Paris residents battle floods as Seine level peaks
…The water's so high in Paris, the boats can't fit under the Seine's bridges. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for…


Paris residents battle floods as Seine level peaks
…Forecasters say the flooded Seine River in Paris has reached its peak…


French floods: Seine river reaches peak in flood-hit Paris
… for the time of year. The flood level rose to 5.84m (19.2ft) early on Monday…. In 2016, the last significant flood in Paris, the river floodwater reached a high… services allowed to use the river. How is the flood affecting Parisians' lives? Many…


Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher
… and commuters have been punting boats along flooded streets. They are waiting for the waters… to recede to allow the first estimates of the financial cost of the flooding to be made… afternoon, the water was still well below his waist; during the historically bad floods


Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher
…Riverside homes and businesses in Paris are looking to a statue as they brace for the River Seine to overflow its banks. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App…


Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher
…Riverside homes and businesses in Paris are on high alert as the swollen River Seine threatens to overflow its banks. Weeks of rainfall have produced a relentless rise in the water level, which is expected to peak at around 6m (20ft) above…


Driving through flood water 'risks lives'
…Two-thirds of drivers would risk driving through flood water, despite it being… the leading cause of death during a flood, the Environment Agency says. The agency's… and family at risk during a flood," she said. Since 2013, the AA has rescued more than…


North west floods: Stormont stalemate hits flood scheme
…A financial support scheme for farms hit by flooding cannot be sanctioned until… of farmland flooded in the north west when record rainfall fell across the region… exploring potential options on how to further assist farms affected by the flooding