Flood waters make for dangerous driving, folks. Heavy high-clearance vehicles can make it through slightly deeper stuff than your average sedan, but if you drive straight off the road and into a swamp you’re going to have a bad time.
When it became clear last week that the looming weather catastrophe wouldn’t be remembered for Hurricane Joaquin, but rather the historic flooding in the Carolinas, I knew that the internet would be plastered with videos of idiots driving through floods come Monday. Idiots came through. Don’t drive through a flood,…
Amazingly, everyone made it out alive.
The biblical downpour that's dumped on Phoenix, Arizona this week has destroyed property and even been lethal. But I guess if you've got a jet ski and you live in the desert, you have to take every chance you can get to make some wake.
Flooding in Magadan, Russia has gotten so bad that it's sweeping away not only cars and roads, but fighter jets.
This video showed a helicopter pilot offering a ride out of a flooded Colorado farm for no less than $1,200. It easily went viral. Now the pilot has spoken out, and he's not as 'greedy' as he first appeared.
The bridge was out at Sylvandale Ranch, Colorado over the weekend thanks to drastic flooding. The water had taken out several building and was threatening more. People were injured. One helicopter pilot could get people out, but it was going to cost them $1,200.
A British teenager, like, totally forgot about his car parked on the beach while he went for a picnic. The ocean submerged it while we was away.
Heavy rains absolutely flooded Minsk three days ago. At 2:00 in this video, you see the subway running in the flood, too. So how did nobody get electrocuted?
Two Germans get a ride in a front-loader thanks to the floods across Europe. This happened on Monday in Magdeburg, Germany.
A train passing through the Broye district in Switzerland encountered a flash mudslide caused by heavy rains. Did the mud stop the train? Hell no!
Flooding in southeastern Germany destroyed this beautiful brand new Jaguar F-Type and a slew of other awesome cars. This poor Fischerdorf Jaguar dealer is going through rough times.
Flooding in Germany killed this adorable BMW Isetta! Here it is being recovered yesterday in Deggendorf.
A rescue crew responding to the Christmas Day flooding in a suburb of Melbourne misjudged the depth of flood waters and plowed straight in, nearly submerging their truck entirely. One firefighter has been "stood down" and the whole crew may end up suspended.
Here's something you don't see every day — Central Park West near 107th St. in Manhattan temporarily turned into a river. The culprit? A break this morning in a massive 30-inch, 100-year-old water main.
If you're in the Detroit area waiting for your cable service to be hooked up, perhaps you should give the tech the benefit of the doubt when they say they're flooded with work and will be a little late. (Via The Detroit Free Press Facebook page1)
John Worthen was out reporting on the flooding along the Arkansas Delta for the Little Rock Democrat-Gazette when he saw this car abandoned along US-70 near DeValls Bluff.
Here's amazing video of flood waters flushing cars down a street in the Italian village of Atrani on the Amalfi Coast last week.
This road outside of Montreal now sits at the bottom of a giant sinkhole along with part of a house. The man who drove his truck into the hole is alive, but the family that lived in the house is missing.