Flood warnings attached to properties based on
computer modelling of climate change and a one-in-100-year
flood could unfairly devalue Dunedin homes, and expose the
Dunedin City Council to a legal threat.
The mayor of Naples ordered a much-awaited football match
scrapped on Sunday for fear tens of thousands of fans could
be trapped by flooding, while in northern Italy authorities
closely monitored the rain-swollen Po river.
Floods swamped a new area of Thailand's capital on Wednesday
as some shops rationed food and Bangkok's governor warned of
"massive water" on the way that could put many parts of the
sprawling city in danger by the end of the week.