Photos of Germany's worst flood in years presage a watery future

Weeks of torrential rainfall have sent water levels skyrocketing throughout central Europe. The Elbe and Danube rivers, among others, have swollen to the point of overflow, while breached levees and ruined damns have loosed deadly floodwaters upon Germany, where tens of thousands have been evacuated from their homes. »6/11/13 5:11pm6/11/13 5:11pm

Faced with rising floodwaters, Thai citizens turn to homemade jet skis and abandoned highway parking lots

Since this summer, a particularly strong monsoon season has caused dangerous floodwaters to raise across Thailand. These waters have killed over 500 people and caused several billion dollars in property damage already. In cities like Bangkok, residents have adjusted to the rising waters by flood-proofing their… »11/15/11 8:05pm11/15/11 8:05pm