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Thursday, 5 July 2012

Parts of UK hit by more summer flooding



Images taken from BBC Weather website

Following more torrential rain today, parts of the UK have experienced flash flooding again today.

Causes

VIDEO - So why is it so wet?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/feeds/18737571






Preparations that can be made for a predicted flood event:


Householders - VIDEO - Tips to prepare for flooding

VIDEOS - Environment Agency (North West England):







Impact on people and the environment

VIDEO 1- Impact on business
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18733755

VIDEO 2 – Impacts across the UK overview
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18733117

General impacts:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18722054 

Impact in Wales:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18727412 




IMAGES - Impacts in a variety of locations, along with lots of detail about effects:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2169586/UK-weather-Severe-flood-warning-issued-forecasters-say-months-rain-fall-24-hours.html#video

Impact on home insurance for people affected
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18737789

VIDEO 3 - Impacts in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18741332



Sources - BBC News, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Environment Agency

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