Hundreds of Homes Inundated as Floods Sweep Through the UK: AIR

UK Flood Car Trapped under a bridge

BOSTON, Nov. 27, 2012 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, heavy rainfall began lashing the British Isles on Thursday, November 22, prompting hundreds of warnings and alerts. As of Tuesday, November 27 at 3 PM GMT, there were 182 flood warnings, two severe flood warnings, and 225 flood alerts in place, affecting virtually every region in England and Wales. The southwest areas of England, particularly the counties of Cornwall and Devon, have thus far borne the brunt of the rainfall, with some places recording over 150 mm of…

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