Environment Agency

Total flood protection is a myth: we must learn to live with it

Mon 10 Feb, AT 09:41
The Conversation

The trouble with building flood defences is that it encourages risky development, says Keith Beven

UK floods: ministers to quiz insurers over claims

One-Minute Read
Tue 18 Feb, AT 09:12

Final floods damage bill could cost insurers as much as £1bn, prompting fears of a rise in premiums

Shale gas reserve boost for UK, but is fracking the future?

First Reaction
Thu 27 Jun, AT 14:14

There is enough gas below the North West to supply Britain for more than 40 years

UK weather: ice and bitter cold forecast as floods head North

One-Minute Read
Mon 26 Nov, AT 15:23

Flooding and strong winds reach the North today, making way for sub-zero temperatures later this week

Britain faces freezing winter as temperatures plunge to -18C

One-Minute Read
Wed 17 Oct, AT 14:39

After a miserable summer, the winter’s going to be no better, with snow and ice expected


UK weather: more storms expected as three killed in high winds

One-Minute Read
Mon 24 Sep, AT 15:30

Chaos across the country as wind and heavy rain lash Britain - and there's more to come

Wakestock flood 2012

100 flood alerts as UK braces for a month's rain in 24 hours

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Jul, AT 15:00

Three days of storms anticipated across parts of England and Wales as heavy rain breaks out

'European monsoon' brings stormy June weather to UK

First Post
Fri 8 Jun, AT 13:03

Britons advised to batten down the hatches this June as annual weather pattern which brings wintry weather to UK hits