Flood Preparations (II)
Took a stroll around the moobaan this morning. Snapped a few shots of what people have done to prepare.
The developer has installed some pumps to clear water from the drains. The land outside two sides of the moobaan is significantly lower, so if there’s heavy rain this should help.
For many people a car is a prized possession. Cars have been wrapped
And put on blocks
And put on ramps
Or mega ramps
Personally, I’d rather have this car swept away and claim on the insurance. But to each his own.
And to protect their homes people have taken all sorts of measures.
Sandbags and a rather fetching striped sheet:
More stripy sheets
Floor tiles seems a little desperate, but if there are no sandbags available …
A breeze block wall is seriously serious:
Will plastic sheeting hold back the flood?
Not sure how effective the guard dogs will be:
Nice bags. And I’m sure the water won’t even think of entering through the hedge.
Do they really expect the water to get this high?
Some serious sandbagging:
And it’s important to add a little kitsch to one’s bags