Friday, October 9, 2009

Tragic happenings-Floodwaters

Residents walk through several feet of floodwaters to get to higher ground along Rocky Ford Road in Columbus, Ind. on Saturday, June 7, 2008. Hundreds of residents had to be rescued as floodwater shut off several areas throughout the city. The flooding resulted in one confirmed death and is estimated to have caused several millions in damges. (AP Photo/The Columbus Republic, Mike Dickbernd)

tragic-happeningsFour local Amish residents from the Worthington, Ind. area walk up to the shore of the flooding on State Road 67 where it is closed Monday afternoon just on the south side of Worthington. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

tragic-happeningsA home near the 254-acre Lake Delton in Lake Delton, Wisconsin was damaged when flood waters breached the bank and drained the lake Monday, June 9, 2008. Floodwater washed away three houses and threatened dams in Wisconsin as military crews joined desperate sandbagging operations to hold back Indiana streams surging toward record levels. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Steve Apps

tragic-happeningsA fawn struggles against the fast flowing White River as it tries to walk along the levee on Monday, June 9, 2008 in Edwardsport, Ind. The fawn was swept off the levee, but managed to swim to a bank and make its way from the water. (AP Photo/Vincennes Sun-Commercial, Kevin J. Kilmer)

tragic-happeningsA hippo swims in the surf at Thompsons Bay, about 50km (31 miles) from Durban, May 27, 2008. It is thought that the lone young male hippo has wandered from its habitat in Richards Bay. (REUTERS/Rogan Ward)


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