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Federal government is badly underestimating the number of US homes facing a severe flood risk

Well over 14 million homes in the USA are at a severe risk of flooding – way more than federal government estimates, a report has revealed.

And US homeowners now face £18.8 billion in flood damage every year with the…

Why we need to make US cities more sponge-like and how we can do it to prevent catastrophic flooding in the future

People need to think ‘out of the box’ to protect major American cities like New York from catastrophic flooding and one way is to drastically change the city landscape.

The radical ideas have been published on a website called The…

Here's why droughts and wildfires are causing record-breaking flash flooding in Colorado

Colorado has seen a record number of flash flood warnings so far this year ironically partly caused by a high number of wildfires sparked by extreme droughts.

Although we are just nine months into the year, the number of flood…

How actress called Busy was incredibly busy trying to stop floodwater pouring into her New York home

An American actress came up with a highly unusual way to make her own ‘sandbags’ when her New York home was hit by Hurricane Ida.

Busy Philipps stuffed her collection of reusable MacGuyver canvas shopping bags with anything she could…

Flash flooding can hit EVERY US state and here’s why the American Red Cross say you must be prepared

The terrible flooding in parts of the USA from New York to New Orleans has shown that flash floods can happen anywhere and at any time.

Photos and videos from these two great cities show the horrendous power of water…

15 reasons why Americans use FloodSax® alternative sandbags rather than traditional sandbags

Flooding hits some part of the US every day and Americans have traditionally turned to sandbags to try to keep the floodwater out of their homes and businesses.

The damage caused by floodwater is huge with the National Flood Insurance…

The cities and areas most vulnerable to flooding in the USA and why they need flood protection so badly

The worst places for flooding in the USA have been revealed … and many of them have a lot of homes built on flood plains.

The figures drill right down into US cities to reveal those at most risk of…

How many storms will there be in the 2021 hurricane season in the US?

The hurricane season has started here in the US with the possibility of up to 30 named storms battering the country between now and the end of November.

The latest predictions from the Climate Prediction Center at the National Oceanic…

Which are the wettest cities in the USA?

Many people ask which are the rainiest cities in the United States so here’s a list of the top 15 – or bottom 15 whichever way you look at it.

The USA is such a vast country somewhere is being…

25 ways FloodSax® sandless sandbags can prevent flooding in your home or business

FloodSax® alternative sandbags are so flexible they prevent flooding both outside homes and businesses and inside too where they absorb leaks and spills which traditional sandbags simply can’t do.

Although most people just think of traditional sandbags keeping floodwater out…

Why you may have trouble getting free sandbags in the US and how you can be prepared for flooding 24/7 with alternative sandbags

Some authorities in the USA provide free sandbags … but it can be a very erratic and unreliable service leaving many homes and businesses unprotected against flooding.

Tropical storm Eta has just hit the Florida coastline after leaving a deadly…

The USA Government’s radical plan for 1 million homes in flood-prone areas

The US has around one million homes in areas vulnerable to flooding and the US Government has come up with a radical flood protection plan to solve the problem.

If you want to see action on climate change to prevent…

Which are the 10 wettest states in the USA and why?

The United States is a country of weather extremes with some states far wetter than others but which are the rainiest states and why?

Well, the top 10 have been revealed by the website World Atlas with states people regard…

Why hurricanes are dumping far more rain on the USA than they did in the past

Hurricanes and tropical cyclones are moving more slowly than they did in the past and dumping massive amounts of rain as a result.

Scientists say climate change is to blame and a terrible example of the new slower storms was…

More than 2,500 FloodSax® sandless sandbags quickly deployed to divert fast flowing water

A pioneering sandless sandbag was used to help prevent massive flooding from a damaged American dam. The Oroville Dam in California was put under extreme pressure by record rainfall.

The dam reached maximum capacity but then the spillway began to…

Why flood risk maps in the United States may be out-of-date leaving millions unaware they’re at risk of flooding

Flood risk maps in the United States may be way out of date as climate change continues to put more and more homes and businesses at risk from flooding.

The concern has been raised by the American media including the…

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