German research says river flooding likely to intensify



Germany’s Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research raised a warning that even developed countries are now becoming more vulnerable to flooding.

Developed countries in the west, no matter how advanced their infrastructures are, are facing the growing threat of river flooding.

So say Sven N. Willmer and his companions in their study published by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), a Germany-based environmental think-tank.

intensified_river_floodingRiver flood results when intense rainfall makes bodies of water overflow. A recent study from Germany’s Potsdam institute for Climate Impact Research said there is a possibility that river floods will affect even developed countries in the west. | photo courtesy of www.bbc.co.uk./news

Their study, entitled “Adaptation Required to Preserve Future High-End River Flood Risk at Present Levels”, discussed how the steady warming of the earth can worsen the already perennial river flooding in Europe, America, and Asia.
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Things You Should Consider Before Installing Flood Protection



Floods are a perennial problem. It occurs anywhere at anytime in the world. There is no avoiding the floods during the rainy season. It’s best to be protected but choosing the right flood control protection can be a challenge.

Flooding is the nation’s number one natural disaster, and it can occur inland, along the coast, and across every region of the country. Even though you may think your place has no risk of flooding, the reality is that anywhere it rains, it can flood.

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Providing protection for your properties from floods is a good investment. It not only prevents damage but also protect the lives of your family and the workers in your place of business. Choosing the right flood protection is not as easy as choosing a furniture for your house. Here some guidelines to consider when choosing a flood protection system.
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