United Kingdom: Floods ‘made worse by failure to clear water courses’

Telegraph: The Met Office has confirmed that last year was the second wettest on record for the UK, just a few millimetres short of the record in 2000. The national forecasters also said that extreme rainfall has become more common in the last few decades, possibly as a consequence of climate change. Floods caused damage to thousands of properties, as well as destroying crops and causing transport chaos. Mr Paterson said a number of people have complained to him that failure to clear out rivers and......

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