United Kingdom: Heavy rain causes chaos as summer confirmed as wettest in 100 years

Guardian: Forecasters have confirmed what many suspected: summer 2012 in England and Wales has been the biggest washout for a century. The Met Office said it had been the one of the dullest on record, one of the coolest, and the soggiest since 1912. As if to illustrate the point, Cumbria was hit by heavy rain and flash flooding on Thursday, , forcing people to leave their homes and causing a train carrying about 100 passengers to derail. A landslide is thought to have caused the derailment of the two-carriage......

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