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Ride a jet ski in the city (8 pics)

Posted in Pictures 28 Jul 2009   / 4655 views

These photos come from the series The flood in Minsk but I decided to post them separately.
Very rare shots. Personally, I have never seen anyone riding a jet ski in a flooded city before.
Really cool.

Ride a jet ski in the city (8 pics)

The flood in Minsk (31 pics)

Posted in Pictures 28 Jul 2009   / 11215 views

When in some places it is hot even to breath, in other places floods don’t stop.
This is what happens in Minsk, Belarus. Heavy rains have literally turned the city into a “sea.” The water is everywhere: in subways, on the roads, in the buildings, in the means of transport. The rescuers had to help people to get off buses and cars because of it.


The flood in Minsk (31 pics)
The flood in Minsk (31 pics)

Flood in Kiev (33 pics)

Posted in Pictures 14 Jul 2009   / 6262 views

A few days ago in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, one of the streets turned into a river in the literal sense of the word.
Not everyone could cross it. The engines of a police car and a Mercedes 500 just cut out and a shuttle bus had to stop in the middle of it to let its passengers go out.
At the same time people kept the smiles on their faces and for two kids it was a fun time.

Flood in Kiev (33 pics)

Flooded cars (38 pics)

Posted in Pictures 9 Jul 2009   / 8331 views

It's always a shame to see ruined cars, especially when it’s brand new ones. They will never be brought back to shape after that; the only thing left is the recycling. Inside the post you’ll see flooded cars from everywhere and the first set of pictures are Skoda cars flooded right after they were assembled in the plant.
And here you can watch burned cars and another post on the same topic with cars.


Flooded cars (38 pics)

Concert didn’t happen as planned (12 photos)

Posted in Pictures 3 Jul 2009   / 5934 views

Thousands of people came at the B93's 17th-annual Birthday Bash country music concert at the Ionia Fairgrounds, Michigan.
It all started well, but later people had trouble to leave. A stretch of the Grand River rose Saturday, cutting off exits to parking area for thousands of people. They had to abandon their vehicles and take only the essential with them. They found shelter in a local school.


Concert didn’t happen as planned (12 photos)

Flooding is not a reason to be upset ;) (36 photos)

Posted in Pictures 26 Jun 2009   / 14627 views

If the river is flooding your region and the water is already at you doorsteps – don’t be upset.
These people will tell you how to take the most of it and spend the time cheerfully n_sm_19


Flooding is not a reason to be upset ;) (36 photos)

Stormwater Management in Japan (16 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Jun 2009   / 12306 views

What you’re going to see is not a computer graphics but a real place.
It is the Metropolitan Area Outer Discharge Channel, constructed to avoid flooding on typhoon season. Its construction started in 1992.
The size is impressive: The maximum height - 25.4 m, maximum width - 78 meters. By the way, this place is open for tourists. I can imagine them circling there with open mouths ;)


Stormwater Management in Japan (16 pics)

Venice of South America (25 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Jun 2009   / 5523 views

Late last month, some areas of Brazil started remotely to resemble Venice.
As a result of floods, about 300 thousand people were left homeless. Here's the great power of nature :((


Venice of South America (25 pics)

Houston was flooded (15 pics)

Posted in Pictures 30 Apr 2009   / 3931 views

Flooding was caused by incessant rains. Rescuers had to make several rescue operations.
People are trying to stay in their homes, except for some who even in such weather would ride around the city in their cars.

It wouldn’t happen with small cars though, but this guy had no such problem with his monster truck.

Houston was flooded (15 pics)

Parking lot was flooded and covered with sand (7 photos)

Posted in Pictures 1 Apr 2009   / 3442 views

One parking lot in Kiev was flooded during the night.
Water has brought a lot of sand and, therefore, in the morning, few people were able to take their cars. They had to dig them out first ...


Parking lot was flooded and covered with sand (7 photos)

Octopus flooded California Aquarium (15 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2009   / 3339 views

An octopus was spotted on the scene of crime when the workers of Santa Monica Aquarium came at work last Thursday morning. Their offices were flooded with sea water. Apparently, an octopus pulled apart the filter in his tank that allowed hundreds of gallons of sea water to flood the Aquarium floor.

Octopus flooded California Aquarium (15 pics)

Flooded McDonald (10 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Pictures 4 Feb 2009   / 2820 views

Film work made by Superflex. They just flooded one McDonald’s.
First, food was floating everywhere and then all other stuff.
Then the lights went off. Short circuit.
Would it be the end of the fast-food era? :)

Flooded McDonald (10 pics + 1 video)
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