UK ‘likely to face winter floods’

Guardian: The UK must brace itself for a high likelihood of winter floods, the Met Office and the government's flooding watchdog have warned. Saturated ground around the country, and high river and groundwater levels from the wet summer, will mean that much less rainfall than usual is needed to top up water levels and cause severe flooding, according to the Environment Agency. There is now a significantly higher risk of flooding this autumn and winter, even with small amounts of rain, so households have......

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