Floods

 In February this year people walked in flood water in Moorland on the Somerset Levels

What are 'super tides' and why are we seeing them in 2015?

Briefing
Mon 23 Feb, AT 12:59

Rare astronomical alignment means high tides will be higher than usual at certain times this year

 In February this year people walked in flood water in Moorland on the Somerset Levels

Flood defences: £2.3bn fund will protect 300,000 homes

One-Minute Read
Tue 2 Dec, AT 09:32

Labour says government flooding investment is just a re-announcement of funding confirmed last year

Flood insurance: Government's leaky plan has Catch-22

Personal Finance
Fri 14 Feb, AT 15:08

Cost of the bad weather could reach £1bn, with claims expected to hit £30,000 each

Floods: 'Money is no object' becomes 'No blank cheque'

Wed 12 Feb, AT 10:03
The Mole

Cameron's pledge that 'We are a wealthy country' has Whitehall spin doctors rowing quickly backwards

Infographic: how often has the Thames Barrier been used?

By the Numbers
Wed 12 Feb, AT 10:40

The Thames Barrier has been raised 28 times in the last ten weeks – that's 20% of the total since it was built

Crispin Black

Britain inundated – by dismal decisions from the top brass

Wed 12 Feb, AT 09:30
Crispin Black

From the Somerset Levels to Syria, poor leadership is wearing the public patience thin

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

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