Friday, 3 August 2007

World-wide flooding

To hear the British media you would think that the flooding is happening only in Britain. In fact it appears to be occurring world-wide (so perhaps this is the time to build your ark) as these photos show:

August 2, Beijing, China: Policemen link arms to search in floodwaters.
Heavy rain hit Beijing causing traffic jams and flooding on the main roads.
Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images

August 3, Mumbai, India: People wade along a flooded road Photograph: EPA

Flooding from the Missouri River