Posts tagged as Flood

Storm batters Lithuania – flooded streets and offices, disrupted power lines

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The first summer storm has been battering Lithuania since Sunday, leaving behind flooded streets and disrupted services. Part of a supermarket roof in Vilnius was ripped off on Tuesday. The high-rise building hosting Vilnius municipality has also been damaged. The vice mayor of Vilnius, Valdas Benkunskas, shared images of his flooded office. According to Lietuvos Draudimas, an insurance company, some 500 people have filed claims on Monday, with total damage…

Venice under water as deadly storms hit Italy

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Italy has been battered by fierce winds and rain which have left 10 people dead in the west and north, while schools and tourist sites closed in several regions amid fears for people’s safety. Winds of up to 180km/h (110 mph) were reported, and two tornadoes ripped through the centre of the coastal town of Terracina, killing one person and leaving 10 others injured. In the canal city of Venice,…

God Will Save Me!

Thursday, June 21, 2018

It had been raining for days and days, and a local river crested, flooding many houses. The waters rose so high that one man was forced to climb onto the roof of his house. As the waters rose higher and higher, a man in a rowboat appeared, and told him to get in. “No,” replied the man on the roof. “I have faith in the Lord; the Lord will save…