By Peter Apps
LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - As
communities around the world battle the worst floods in living memory,
experts warn such events may become more frequent due to climate change
and that lessons still need to be learnt to limit losses.
Floods may result in lower death tolls
than earthquakes, wars or tsunamis -- and therefore gain less international
attention -- but they can cause similar devastation.
Recent weeks have seen a string of such
Parts of China had the heaviest rainfall
since records began, killing more than 400. Some 770 people have been killed