Floods

Rattlesnake
One-Minute Read
29 May, 2015

More than 1,000 snakes try to escape rising waters by sheltering in kitchens, linen closets and on patios

 In February this year people walked in flood water in Moorland on the Somerset Levels
In Depth
23 Feb, 2015

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
One-Minute Read
02 Dec, 2014

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

Analysis
14 Feb, 2014

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

Reaction
12 Feb, 2014

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

One-Minute Read
12 Feb, 2014

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
Reaction
12 Feb, 2014

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

Reaction
10 Feb, 2014

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

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