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Flash floods and storms


Unfortunately we have been having the same sort of weather in Brussels. My cellar was flooded with half a meter of filthy water. The young couple who live across the road had almost two meters of water in theirs and another old couple had about a meter. We were all out over the weekend sorting stuff out and putting in insurance claims! We had more storms last night and we are just about to get another – it’s gone very black and there is a lot of rumbling not too far away. The photos have just been ataken – it’s 09.55!

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sorry you had such awful weather, its gone ridiculous i think!!!
its been so dry here plants are dying.

23 Aug, 2011


It's certainly not normal! That storm has now just about gone through, so I'm off back down to the cellar to squeegie out - again!! The one saving grace is that it is the cellar and not the house. It makes one appreciate just how awful it really must be for the poor souls whose actual homes get flooded.

23 Aug, 2011


very true.

23 Aug, 2011


I hope everyone stays safe ...

added to GoYpedia Flood Damage .

23 Aug, 2011


Sorry to read this but as you say its only the cellar, we have got rain here today but not abnormally heavy as some places thank goodness........

23 Aug, 2011


Sorry to hear about all your floods I'll keep my fingers crossed for you take care..Debbie

23 Aug, 2011


My parents used to get their cellar flooded often when I was a child. There are new defences against it now. I remember looking out my bedroom window one rainy day to see a rowing boat go by!!! Hope things get better for you.

23 Aug, 2011


Thanks all. The second storm was not quite as heavy so the flooding not so bad - for me anyway! Hopefully that's the last.

24 Aug, 2011

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