Five million homes in England are at risk of flooding

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National Audit Office warns: be prepared for more floods.

Five million homes in England are at risk of flooding and the government’s own assessment shows climate change is increasing the risk by driving more extreme weather. That’s the conclusion of The National Audit Office (NAO) report published October 5th 2014. “Every £1 spent on flood defences prevented almost £10 in damage”, the report noted. “So ad-hoc emergency spending is less good value than sustained maintenance.” Read More

Flooding threat spreads to Severn and Thames riverside properties

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South-West and the South of England has suffered from flooding and overflow areas for months

Environment Agency warns high tides, large waves and strong winds could lead to floods in south-west and southern England.