United Kingdom: High tides and strong winds prompt flood warning for 1,000 miles of coast

Guardian: Residents along more than 1,000 miles of the British coastline were warned to expect serious flooding this weekend as high tides coincided with 60mph winds and a heavy Atlantic swell to create a possible storm surge. The Environment Agency issued nine severe flood warnings – meaning danger to life – for the whole of the Cornish coast, parts of Devon and villages on the River Severn in Gloucestershire. Natural Resources Wales said the whole of the Welsh coastline could be hit by storms as bad......

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