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United Kingdom: Hundreds homes to be wiped from the West map by floods

Western Morning News: Hundreds of homes are predicted to be wiped from the Westcountry map by flooding before the end of the century, previously unpublished figures show. An estimated 7,000 properties around England and Wales will be sacrificed to rising seas over the next century, according to the Environment Agency. Its analysis, based on current funding levels, projects that more than 800 will be lost over the next 20 years as coastlines erode because they are too costly to protect. Thousands of high-value...