Borrowdale rainfall was Britain’s heaviest over 24 hours

Guardian: Borrowdale rainfall was Britain's heaviest over 24 hours Downpour in November last year saw 316.4mm of rain fall – a once in 1,800 years event, scientists have said The 316.4mm (12.45in) of rain that fell at Seathwaite Farm in Borrowdale, Cumbria, on 19 November last year was by some way Britain's heaviest recorded rainfall over 24 hours and statistically a once in 1,800 years downpour, government scientists said today. "It was very rare indeed – an extreme event of international significance,"......

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