Related: Global cost of flooding
could exceed $500B by 2030
Despite planning rules, some 20,000 new properties are being built on the floodplain each year, including 4,000 in places where there is significant risk of flooding
, the ABI warned as it called for a "zero tolerance" approach to the problem.
In terms of flood prevention the current work on coastal defences from Towyn through Sandy Cove to Kinmel Bay is welcome here particularly following events of Dec 5 2012 and January this year and we gratefully turn to the work of our emergency services in response to flooding
He will visit the interactive visitor centre and see a working model, part-funded by the Welsh Government, which simulates the flooding
of a village and teaches children how to respond safely.
OVER the last decade the catastrophic consequences of flooding
have been highlighted by happenings in the Wye Valley, Dorset, and closer to home in West Cumbria and Morpeth.
Under this scenario, the inundation and riverine flooding
in low lying areas of Districts Ghotki and Sukkur is expected.
A PLAN to help South Wales residents deal with the devastation caused by flooding
and prevent future floods was launched yesterday.
People living in homes at high risk of flooding
are "living in denial" of the dangers, an Environment Agency chief warned today.
In addition to including a less restrictive "flood" definition, these new policies can provide coverage for mudflows caused by heavy rain and flooding
, replacement costs, additional living expenses and refinished basements.
Protecting a property against flooding
can be as simple as using sandbags as a shield or purchasing flood insurance.
Still, although a flash-flood watch was issued for the areas burned in last year's wildfires, the Los Angeles area was spared significant mudslides and flooding
Whether you think you need it, or live in an area not susceptible to flooding
, flood insurance is vital because flooding
can damage your home and your financial future.