United Kingdom: Extreme rainfall on the rise, is climate change to blame?

The Week UK: BRITAIN endured its second wettest year on record in 2012 and the Met Office has warned that "extreme rainfall" is becoming more frequent, something that could be connected to climate change. Although the first few months of last year were dry, the rest of 2012 was a washout, and by the end of December the total rainfall stood at 1330.7mm, just 6.6mm off the record set in 2000. Four of the five wettest years since records began in 1910 have occurred since the turn of the century. "Changes in......

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