United Kingdom: Snow gives way to new threat of flooding

Guardian: Motorists were stranded, journeys delayed and hundreds of schools shut as once again parts of the UK were hit by heavy snow. But even as drivers and householders dug themselves out, the Environment Agency was warning householders and business owners in some areas to prepare for a new threat – flooding, as river levels began to rise, swollen by the melting snow. Four flood warnings were in place in Devon, Dorset and Somerset. Another 23 of the less severe flood alerts were published for the......

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