Photographer Shows His Recurring Nightmares Of Flooded Landscapes And Tsunami-Like Scenarios Through Photography

J. Flynn Newton is the alias for the german photographer J. F. Novotny, who made his first steps in taking pictures at the early age of 6 years – with his first camera, an Agfa Silette I which he still owns. Further photography became an important part in his life. Continue reading »

Children On North Sea Island Delighted By Flood Of Plastic Eggs

Easter has come early to the German North Sea island of Langeoog. A flood of plastic eggs containing tiny toys has been swept ashore after a fierce storm, to the delight of the island’s youngest residents. Continue reading »

Spiders Spin Webs Across Eastern Australia to Escape Flood Waters

Three Australian states have record-high summer rains over the past week, flooding rivers and forcing dams to overflow. Over 13,000 people were evacuated from their homes, Tuesday, as regions of eastern Australia are submerged in water. However, humans are not the only sufferers of flooding in Australia. Spiders have reportedly spun webs around trees, plants and bushes to escape flood waters.

Spiders are seen in their webs spun round dry sticks on a bush next to flood waters in Wagga Wagga March 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Boy’s Best Friends Sit out Flood


A boy shares a bench with two dogs as floodwaters rise in the southern Queensland town of St. George, Australia on February 4, 2012. (ABC) Click image to zoom.

Photo of the Day: Flood and Glamour

A woman sits on a fridge outside a closed restaurant while surrounded by floodwaters in Bangkok on November 9, 2011. Thailand plans to hire at least 2,000 extra rubbish collectors in the capital Bangkok to tackle a mountain of trash that has piled up in inundated areas, officials said on November 9. (NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

Runaway Animals: Thailand’s Wild Flee as Flood Waters Invade Their Haven

Zebras walk through the flood waters at the Safari World wildlife park in Bangkok, on November 2, 2011. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj) Continue reading »