“Overwhelmed”: images from Madeira
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 @ 00:00
“Overwhelmed”: a woman surveys a street (above), and a man is helped across a flooded thoroughfare (below), in Funchal, Madeira, after flash floods and mudslides hit the island at the weekend. On Wednesday, the official death count stood at 42, and nearly 500 people had been evacuated from their homes. The Revd Neil Dawson, Chaplain of Holy Trinity, Funchal, in the diocese in Europe, reported that the church had escaped the worst of the storm, and that more than 60 people had managed to ...
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