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Spain: Valentine's Day flood threat in the North, widespread cold

AccuWeather.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Wet weather will continue into Valentine's Day across Spain, with flooding threatening northwestern areas. Chilly air will continue to filter into the country through Monday.
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Flood alerts issued for huge stretch of London as Thames Barrier closed for first time this winter

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
It is one of the largest moveable flood barriers in the world, protecting 125 square km of London. Steve East, engineering manager at the Thames Barrier, said: “We are closing the barrier to protect London from the threat of flooding due to the high ...

Flood control: Giant Bangkok tunnel ahead of schedule

Bangkok Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
A giant new underground tunnel which promises much faster flood water drainage in Bangkok, expected to be complete early next year, will help six flood-prone areas of the capital, Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra says. The construction of the ...

Flood risk, resilience subject of Tuesday meeting in Lafitte

NOLA.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Lafitte, Jean Lafitte and Barataria were targeted for "nonstructural" flood risk reduction efforts, including floodproofing of homes and businesses, elevating homes and voluntary buyouts, as part of the 2012 update of the state's coastal Master Plan.
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El Niño: Insurers Warn Flood Coverage Isn't Included in Most Homeowners Policies

Noozhawk - ‎14 hours ago‎
Flood insurance isn't included in most policies but can help protect homeowners, renters, condo owners/renters and commercial owners/renters, with a 30-day window between purchasing a policy and it going into effect.

St. Louis County homeowners forced to buy flood insurance despit - KMOV.com

KMOV.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- Jerretha Whitaker has lived in her Velda Village home in North St. Louis County for nearly 30 years.

Two-day National Workshop on Urban Flood Mitigation concludes today Stakeholders discuss strategies to Strengthen ...

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dr. P.K. Mishra highlighted the need to develop disaster resilient cities to make India disaster resilient and particularly emphasized that the cities which have been selected under the smart city program should pay attention to reduction of urban ...

Traveller site could be located in flood-risk area

Grimsby Telegraph - ‎9 hours ago‎
COUNCILLORS may be forced to consider sites regarded as potential flood risks as viable options as they look identify a "designated stopover site" for travellers.

Pomp as Oshiomhole tackles Edo flood

Vanguard - ‎17 hours ago‎
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, may have taken the bull by the horn following his apparent determination to combat the age-long flood ravaging a number of communities in metropolitan Benin-City, the capital. Using his government's Storm Water ...

Clive prepping new flood response plan, public meeting planned

KCCI Des Moines - ‎19 hours ago‎
Thursday night, the Clive City Council adopted an updated flood response plan for Walnut Creek and North Walnut Creek. "It was a situation where the creek rose a lot faster than we've been accustomed to," said Matt McQuillen, Clive assistant city manager.

Craig Whittaker: Flood insurance limbo brings a tide of despair

Yorkshire Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with Craig Whitaker MP, Cllr Jill Smith-Moorhouse and Adrian Gill with Mark Scott from the Enviroment Agency during a quick visit to see Mytholmroyd following the floods ...

Flood alerts in place around Plymouth for Saturday morning

Plymouth Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Flood alerts are in place across the south Cornwall and south Devon coasts for high tide on Saturday morning. The alerts from the Environment Agency, which include the tidal estuaries in Plymouth, state there could be flooding at high tide around 9.15am.

How to avoid buying a flood-damaged car

Autocar - ‎17 hours ago‎
You can easily spot one of the 250 flooded write-offs at Michael Douglas Auto Salvage in Carlisle. Not only because it has the word 'floody' scrawled on the windscreen but also because it's covered with a film of brown silt.

Flood Re sets out plan for its own demise

Financial Times - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Few organisations set out a plan for their own demise before they have even started operating. But that is exactly what Flood Re did on Wednesday. The body - set up by government and the insurance industry to reduce the cost of cover in flood-prone ...
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New Tadcaster to York bus service for flood-hit town

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Council bosses have pledged up to £20,000 for a new bus service between Tadcaster and York while the flood-hit town's road bridge is rebuilt.

Flood-hit sofa firm reopens Carlisle shop after extensive revamp

News & Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
CARLISLE'S fightback from the floods continues as one of the city centre's biggest stores reopens today. Sofa retailer DFS, just off Hardwicke Circus, will welcome back customers following an extensive renovation and repair project.

Flood watch issued for Otonabee River; wind chill of -43 C forecast for early Saturday morning

Peterborough Examiner - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The dark green lines show the historical high levels that have been reached at Lock 19, indicating that the water levels in early January 2016 nearly reached the all-time highs.

Ministers criticised for delay in applying for EU flood relief

Financial Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Britain received £127m from the EU fund in 2007 after flooding hit many parts of England, causing an estimated £3.5bn of damage.

Farming couple forced to sell half their herd after flooding nightmare

Press and Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
A Deeside farming couple is being forced to sell up half its herd of deer for fear of future flooding. Jane and Ewan MacInnes were badly hit with flooding at their 128-acre Maryculter Home Farm on the outskirts of Aberdeen on December 30, 2015. The ...
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More South Devon flood problems as weather causes Torcross sea wall collapse

Torquay Herald Express - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
THERE was flooding across South Devon this morning and the bad weather caused the sea wall at Torcross to collapse, forcing the road to be closed.
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