Sunday, February 3, 2013

Britain must prepare for floods caused by 'the wrong type of rain'

The recent weather uncertainties have really put the entire Britain on the hold. With snow, rains and gales hitting many part of Britain, something more is predicted by experts.

Chairman Environment Agency Lord Smith has warned that changes in rain patterns mean parts of the country are being hit by prolonged downpours that are causing extreme flooding.

He said: 'Instead of rain sweeping across the country, we are getting convective rain, which sits in one place and just dumps itself in a deluge over a long period of time.

It may be added that thousands of homes and businesses were damaged and at least eight people were killed in 2012 as Britain suffered its second wettest year on record.

Read more about it at: Mail Online
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