United Kingdom: Relief as flood defences hold, but the storms aren’t over yet

Guardian: As the rain eased over the Dorset coast yesterday, and the last police officers with their loudhailers left the Portland peninsula, the landlady of the Little Ship was happy to have a dry pub to open up. "The police came last night and said there was going to be a 10ft swell and we should move upstairs as soon as we heard the sirens," said Linda Davis, who runs the pub in the village of Chiswell, where there had been plans to evacuate residents last night ahead of an expected tidal surge. "They......

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