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September 22, 2008


(flooding in Great Britain, 2007)
ادامه دارد………
The water is rising in Kazan… streets are turning into rivers –


(image credit: Shunk)

Some roads and bridges just get swept away – like this route in Stavropol:

But if the road is still there and simply flooded, then –

Public Transportation Must Go On!


(images credit: autotat.ru)

This bus does not want to play nice –

It seems “Impossible is Nothing” for these car drivers; and I have lots of respect for their efforts –

Trucks are invincible, or so it seems:

These ladies have better chance to get help than others:

Indomitable! Maybe I can fix this…. –


Nope, he is not going anywhere:

Well then, If I just push it…

This guy is still trying to steer:


(image credit: Boris Krivoshein)

A bunch of optimistic drivers:
(flood in Novorossiysk, Siberia)

I did not know Russian vans can take such punishment:


(images credit: Marina Novo)

Nearby, the tornado (waterspout) threatens the oil refinery:


(image credit: Marina Novo)

Heavy trucks (even of a military kind) might get in trouble too… although this particular image has a better ending: the truck made it to the other side; it’s a test track for the army vehicles, which includes deep water crossings:


(image credit: Kostya Koshelev)

Some cars don’t need a wide-spread flood to get in trouble. It just happens to them –

Kids make the most out of flooded roads (picture taken during recent flooding in Jakarta) –


(image credit: mikejkt)

Need an idea what to do while stuck in flooded traffic? Take a hint from these statues:

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