The Missouri River Flooding – The Rising Souris River Threatened Minot In Pictures

23 06 2011

Below are photos of the Missouri River rising flood water as more levees were crest.

The City of Minot enforced a mandatory evacuation shortly before 1 p.m., June 22, 2011.

Please click here for more ‘Photos of Historic Souris River Floods Minot, June 24, 2011(Reuters And AP Photos).

 

This map produced June 21, 2011, by the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services shows a projected worst-case scenario of flooding from the Souris River in Minot, N.D., should the river over top the levees. The area designated by hash marks is protected by a secondary levee. (AP Photo/North Dakota Department of Emergency Services via The Forum)

Rising Souris River water breaches the 4th St. dike behind Michelle Benjamin's home in Minot, ND. on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Will Kincaid)

In this photo provided by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, a temporary levee in Minot, N.D., nears over topping from the Souris River, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The little-known Souris River could bring historic flooding to North Dakota city. The City of Minot enforced a mandatory evacuation shortly before 1 p.m. (AP Photo/Patrick Moes)

Clayton Haney, from Kearney, Mo. drives a dump truck through foot deep water Wednesday June 22, 2011, while working to build up railroad levee in Big Lake, Mo. near Rulo Neb. Missouri river flooding forced residents from Big Lake earlier in the week. (Photo/Dave Weaver)

Officials and National Guard Soldiers look at a levee that continues to be over topped by the flooded Missouri river Wednesday June 22, 2011, efforts to fortify the levee in Atchison County, Mo., near Atchison County, Neb. have been halted as the river continues to rise.(Photo/Dave Weaver)

A family checks out the flooded Missouri River from beneath the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge in Omaha, Nebraska, June 21, 2011. Flooding will force the evacuation of one-quarter of North Dakota's fourth largest city and levee breaches forced 300 residents to leave a Missouri town as flooding worsened, officials said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom

A dead carp lies atop a flooded sidewalk near the Missouri River in Council Bluffs, Iowa, June 21, 2011. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom

Ramon Carreno of Omaha, Nebraska takes pictures of the flooding Missouri River from Council Bluffs, Iowa, June 21, 2011. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom

Downtown Omaha is seen looking over a flooded parking lot and the Missouri River from Council Bluffs, Iowa, June 21, 2011. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom





The Missouri River Flooding In Pictures

22 06 2011

The Missouri River flooding is getting worse.

Flood water crest more and more levees.

The US Corps of Engineer had released water from dams along the river.

And in some place the levees were ruptured causing more water to flood the homes and farms.

This is another U.S. flood disaster after the very bad Mississippi River flooding last month.

Trees emerge from the flooded Missouri River as seen from the Council Bluffs, Iowa side of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, June 21, 2011. Downtown Omaha, Nebraska is in the background. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom

In this June 16, 2011 photo, Missouri River flood waters have finally reached a man-made second levee protecting the small town of Hamburg, Iowa. The river has been rising for weeks as the corps releases increasing amounts of water from its upstream dams to clear out heavy spring rain and snow melt. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)

In this June 13, 2011, file photo the Missouri River floods farmland north of Hamburg, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, FILE)

Flood waters from the Missouri River cover Highway 333 near Interstate I-29 outside of town, Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Hamburg, Iowa. The water level continues to rise and officials say that it should crest sometime later this week. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Flood waters from the nearby Missouri River cover a county highway, Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Hamburg, Iowa. The water level continues to rise and officials say that it should crest sometime later this week. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

A farmhouse and buildings sit surrounded by flood waters from the nearby Missouri River, Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Hamburg, Iowa. The water level continues to rise and officials say that it should crest sometime later this week. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

In this June 13, 2011, file photo the Missouri River floods farmland north of Hamburg, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Missouri River flooding, June 2011. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

A home is engulfed by flood water in Hamburg, Iowa, Monday, June 13, 2011. The rising Missouri River has ruptured two levees in northwest Missouri, sending torrents of flood waters over rural farmland toward the Iowa town of Hamburg and the Missouri resort town of Big Lake.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Vehicles travel on Interstate 29, north of Hamburg, Iowa, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Interstate 29, north of Hamburg, Iowa, is down to one lane due to flooding from the Missouri River, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

A grain silo is surrounded by flood waters Monday, June 13, 2011, near Beaver Laken Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

An aerial view of a ruptured levee near Hamburg, Iowa, bottom center, Monday, June 13, 2011, which was letting in water from the Missouri River. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Flooding along the Missouri River in this aerial photograph taken over the Anderson dance Pavilion and Spirit of Siouxland monument in Sioux City, Iowa, Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Communities along the Missouri River including Dakota Dunes, SD, Sioux City, Iowa, and South Sioux City, Nebr., are battling flooding in the wake of record high releases from upstream Missouri River reservoirs. Sioux City Journal photo by Tim Hynds

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The Great Mississippi River Flooding – Will The Morganza Spillway Be Opened?

13 05 2011

The Morganza Spillway may be opened to protect Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas from great flooding.

(The floodgate of the Morganza Spillway is now opened, please click here for my new post and pictures).

If this happened the Cajun country, Louisiana will be flooded up to 15 feet of water from Mississippi River flooding.

On May 2, 2011 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had blew 2 huge holes in the Birds Point levee in Mississippi County, Missouri to protect places where there are more people living from great flooding.

130,000 acres of farmland was then flooded when the water rushed in from the hole in the levee.

Please click here for the photos.

The Morganza Spillway, center, which allows water from the Mississippi River to divert into the Atchafalaya Basin, is seen from the air in Morganza, La., Thursday, May 12, 2011, during a tour of areas that may be affected by flooding if the spillway is opened. The Army Corps of Engineers has asked for permission to open the spillway to help alleviate pressure on river levees. It hasn’t been opened since 1973 (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Morganza Spillway, center, is seen from the air in Morganza, La., Monday, May 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

It must be very sad for the people who are living in the area where it will be badly flooded because of the action.

People are told to move and the government is trying to do whatever they can to save the place.

Workers build a temporary levee in Krotz Springs, La., Thursday, May 12, 2011, in advance of possible flooding if the Morganza Spillway north of Baton Rouge is opened. Crews were rushing to build temporary levees to protect properties that have been built outside of the town's permanent ring levee over the last few decades. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The great Mississippi River flooding is a great disaster and it is very sad when there had to be man-made disasters together with the natural disaster.

An area view of the areas along the levee that are topping over. The levee broke around dawn in Lake Providence , La. on Thursday, May 12, 2011(AP/Kita Wright)

Crop seedlings will never reach maturity as the flood waters of the Yazoo River creep up their rows in farm lands north of Yazoo City, Miss., Thursday, May 12, 2011. Thousands of acres of corn, wheat, soybean and cotton crops are now underwater as the tributaries are backing up from flooding along the Mississippi River. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Buildings outside of levee protection, left, take on floodwater in Morgan City, La., Thursday, May 12, 2011, during a tour of areas that may be affected by flooding if the Morganza Spillway north of Baton Rouge is opened. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Homes are seen nearly submerged by floodwaters in Deer Park, Louisiana May 12, 2011. The U.S. government scrambled to shore up the levee system in the Deep South on Thursday to prevent the mighty Mississippi River from overflowing and flooding populated areas. The Mississippi River flood, the result of a wet spring and huge snow melt from an unusually stormy winter, has forced the evacuation of thousands of people along the river and its tributaries, swamping river towns and expected to flood 3 million acres of farmland in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas alone. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Three members of the Shelby County Sheriff's Office's Emergency Services patrol a flooded mobile home park, evacuated last week, in Memphis, Tennessee, May 12, 2011. REUTERS/John Branston

Crops and homes along the levee have started to flood, as the water starts topping over the broken levee in Lake Providence, La. on Thursday, May 12, 2011(AP/Kita Wright)






The Flooding In Pakistan Reached Thatta

28 08 2010

Pakistani villagers drag their belonging through floodwater in Sarjani near Thatta, in southern Pakistan on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. Pakistan will have to demonstrate it can spend relief funds transparently and well if it wants more help in rebuilding after its massive floods, the U.S. aid chief said, as officials in the northwest vowed Wednesday to stop banned Islamist groups from helping victims. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

THATTA, Pakistan – Floodwaters made another break Saturday in the levees protecting the southern city of Thatta, as thousands of residents fled for high ground and left the city nearly empty – AP.

This is another disaster for Pakistan.

Thatta is near Karachi, in southern Pakistan.

The terrible flood in Pakistan started about a month ago in the northern part of Pakistan.

Pakistani villagers stand on the remains of an embankment washed away by heavy flooding in Thatta near Hyderabad, Pakistan on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. The Taliban hinted Thursday they may launch attacks against foreigners helping Pakistan respond to the worst floods in the country's history, saying their presence was "unacceptable." The U.N. said it would not be deterred by violent threats. (AP Photo/Pervez Masih)

Then the flood moved to the south.

The flood destroyed lots of buildings, roads, bridges, vehicles, plants, trees and others.

Lots of the flood victims are facing health problems.

I am sad for the people of Pakistan.

I hope more people will help the victims.

Pakistani villagers stand on the remains of an embankment washed away by heavy flooding in Thatta near Hyderabad, Pakistan on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. The Taliban hinted Thursday they may launch attacks against foreigners helping Pakistan respond to the worst floods in the country's history, saying their presence was "unacceptable." The U.N. said it would not be deterred by violent threats. (AP Photo/Pervez Masih)








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