Posted by: Anne Jefferson | July 3, 2011

Flooding around the world (3 July edition)

Cross-posted at Highly Allochthonous

Here is a brief update on the floods I covered in the last edition of flooding around the world. Note that there has also been flooding in Xiengkoung, Viengtian, Boolikhamxay, and Xayaboury provinces of Laos, as a result of heavy rainfall from a tropical storm; in Russia’s Khabarovsk region (Kiya and Khor rivers), from heavy rainfall; and in the Philippines’ Davao city, from heavy rainfall.

China and the Yangtze River

The U.S. Corps of Engineers increased the output of the Gavins Point Dam spillway to 150, 000 cubic feet per second June 14, 2011. The flow was increased to help regulate the Missouri River due to record snow and rain fall earlier this year. (SDNG photo by Master Sgt. Donald Matthews)

Flow from the Gavins Point Dam spillway was 150, 000 cubic feet per second on June 14, 2011. (SDNG photo by Master Sgt. Donald Matthews, image on Flickr)

Missouri River

The Souris River, continues to flow over Minot, N.D. flood levees June 23, as the water begins to inundate residential neighborhoods. (DoD photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

The Souris River, continues to flow over Minot, N.D. flood levees June 23, as the water begins to inundate residential neighborhoods. (DoD photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp, image from Flickr)

Souris River

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