The smell of flood

The lights and sounds coming from the submerged cars are the most unnerving. Short circuits flicker the lights, turning on signals and alarms, and you imagine people trapped inside. But it’s just the afterlife of drowned cars.

Social disaster

Instead of an image of prime minister and members of his cabinet sprawling around helicopters, we should invoke the image of a lifeguard who gave his seat in a life boat to a woman last night.