Thursday, 30 September 2021

Flooded farm scenes




 Some parts of New Zealand flood more than others. Our Spring so far has been very very wet, luckily in our town it's not so flat so water drains quite quickly. However in Kaeo, the next town along on the way north is very flat so sometimes the river can rise so high to the point where farmland gets bogged down like the photos above and the roads will be blocked off. 

Linking up with Skywatch Friday.

19 comments:

Billy Blue Eyes said...

Very reminiscent of what happens here

gz said...

Flooding can bring nutrients to ground...I hope that is so there

Tom said...

...areas can look like this here is spring.

bill said...

Reminds me of springtime in Alaska with everything melting and some raining.

Pauline said...

For some reason I love photos of flooded farmland. I feel a bit weird about it as my family has suffered quite big losses in a couple of huge floods.

William Kendall said...

I have seen scenes like that in spring here. It tends to drain into the water table fairly quickly.

Susan Heather said...

If it was the north it had to be Kaeo.

Iris Flavia said...

Bad memories...

Graham Edwards said...

I well remember floods in Northland which took me by surprise because until then everywhere had always been baked hard by the heat and lack of rain.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

At least it is farmland flooding and not housing.

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

I find flooded fields sad - hope it dries soon.

Fun60 said...

Our farmers experienced a lot of that earlier in the year.

Vicki said...

So sad, I hope it dries up soon.

Light and Voices said...

Greetings and Salutations! Flooding is a real problem here as well for the farming communities. Good job on the photos.

Jim said...

A lot of rain?

At Home In New Zealand said...

Oh, those floods! I'm happy not to live in a flood-prone area any more :)

Nanda kumar said...

Wonderful pictures. Floods bring lot of troubles with them.

Einari Sinappi said...

Many places in Finland has this same problem every spring when snow melts. Not in my neck of woods, I´m glad to say. Keep your feets dry and enjoy the Spring!

Veronica Lee said...

I hope the livestock are safe.

Happy Weekending, Amy.

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