Recent floods in China incurred a loss of 25 lives within a week. And thousands of kilometers away, 31 lives were lost in Belgium and 160 in Germany. All due to floods. While floods are a common occurring during monsoon season, these floods are indicate more. As climate change warms our atmosphere such damaging rains are likely to increase by 14 times. Here we explore what can be done to control the loss of life that these inevitable floods bring.