This paper determines the vehicle instability risk in stream crossings. Floods negatively affect roads, vehicles and transport systems in general. The impact on these systems leads to a cascasing effect with significant repercussions. Due to this, the evaluation of the instability risk to which the vehicles are subjected in stream crossing is necessary.
This document details the evaluation process carried out within the current Spanish National Climate Change Adaptation Plan (PNACC in Spanish) in order to assess the progress achieved, the pending challenges and the lessons learned.
The recent eruption on La Palma, in the Canary Islands, has stimulated speculation that the volcano might collapse, creating a tsunami that would devastate the east coast of North and South America. But is such a scenario possible or likely?