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Thousands prepare to evacuate homes over monsoon flood risk... and summer festivals are a washout too

On this "momentous" (check definition) day that is 23rd of June, 2016, the day of the EU referendum in the UK, London is being hit by a storm; flash floods, thunder, and lightning. Pray that this is not an omen as to what the result of the voting will be; for if such is the result to remain, the whole of Europe will be cast into a dim and dismal abyss the likes of which we have not seen since the tyranny dished out by evil perpetrators in the Second World War. In contrast, just check out my…

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The flood risk reduction report from the U.K. Parliament Committee on Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs contains several provisions. Chief among them is the replacement of the Environment Agency with a new government body solely dedicated to flood management. Some potentially controversial stuff here...

South Street | Lewes, East Sussex Completed 2011 Creative contemporary eco-house beside the river Ouse. This innovative sustainable four-bedroom riverside house won planning approval despite being outside the development boundary and being within a conservation area and flood risk zone.…Read more ›


Work to repair flood-damaged Carlisle bridge begins Throughout summer, Environment Agency staff remain focused on supporting flood affected communities and making sure they are winter ready.

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Christmas dinner fatbergs raise flood risk, say water companies

Christmas dinner fatbergs raise flood risk, say water companies People are being urged not to tip cooking oil down drain to prevent post-Christmas buildup of congealed fat in sewers