Flooding

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Call of the rewild: releasing Britain's rivers to ease flooding
Confining rivers creates valuable agricultural land but can lead to greater flood risk downstream

Kate Ravilious

03, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Police recover two bodies from submerged car in River Trent
Vehicle with passengers spotted floating along river at Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire on 1 February

Mattha Busby

13, Feb, 2021 @5:57 PM

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'If white people were still here, this wouldn’t happen': the majority-Black town flooded with sewage
Black residents in Centreville, Illinois, say officials ignored their pleas for help for years. Now they’re quarantined in toxic conditions

Catharine Smith

11, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Flooding risk rises as UK's wetlands lost
Homes being built in high-risk areas as swathes of wetlands are drained, dug up and built over

Jeremy Plester

02, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Met Office warns of ice, flooding and snow in next few days across UK
England has 80 flood warnings, Wales six alerts, with rain and snow widely forecast

Alexandra Topping

31, Jan, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Bringing my family back to the UK was a bad decision – but home has its comforts | Emma Beddington
I felt guilty for dragging my family away from lovely Brussels. Here in York though, murky floodwater and all, I’ve found a new sense of home, writes Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

25, Jan, 2021 @2:41 PM

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Swathes of England's vital flood defences ‘almost useless’
Data from Environment Agency shows thousands of people and businesses ‘at risk from ruined assets’

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

24, Jan, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Warning over mental health effects of floods in the UK
We must do more to combat effects of global heating on housing, says climate expert

Robin McKie Science Editor

24, Jan, 2021 @8:30 AM

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UK weather: country due sub-zero temperatures as Arctic air sweeps in
Freezing conditions could reach -10c and hamper clean-up effort after Storm Christoph

Alex Mistlin

22, Jan, 2021 @5:17 PM

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UN warns most will live downstream of ageing large dams by 2050
Global study calls on governments to step up maintenance efforts to prevent failures, overtopping or leaks

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Freeze expected on heels of flooding damage from Storm Christoph
Care home residents among those evacuated after floods across the north-west of England and Wales

Helen Pidd, Alex Mistlin and Steven Morris

22, Jan, 2021 @5:42 AM

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Storm Christoph: Boris Johnson visits flood-hit Manchester
PM praises region’s defences as five severe flood warnings remain in place in UK

Alexandra Topping, Steven Morris , Josh Halliday , Severin Carrell and Alex Mistlin

21, Jan, 2021 @4:31 PM

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