By Loice Takarindwa
THE floods that recently hit parts of Western Europe, particularly German, Belgium, southern parts of the Netherlands and Switzerland, has seen number of deaths surpassing 170.
Meanwhile, more than 100 people are still missing a catastrophe that has hauled all activities, including business.
The floods that claim dozens of lives have also orchestrated the destruction of of buildings, homes, bridges and other essential infrastructures.
This has also affected telecommunication with residents going for days without power supply.
Scientists have blamed the climatic weather phenomenon to the works of climate change, a topical issue that has brought more harm than good to various parts of the globe.
This has also prompted countries of the world to work round the clock in trying to address its negative effects by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.