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#996139 - 25th Dec 2015 5:57pm Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares
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Heavy rain is set to hit swollen rivers in Cumbria, where some regions have been hit by flooding three times within a month.

Up to 120mm of rain is expected to fall in parts of the North West - which has already suffered the wettest December since records began in 1910 - between now and Saturday.

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#996140 - 25th Dec 2015 6:32pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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Its amazing that mother nature can still keep all the resources from the environmental agency at bay.

The army is involved now, and it just makes you think are we really now this helpless to hold back the floods. .

Business and Homes are being flooded. Anyone trying to sell a home or business has lost any chance of that.

We see the local people with a tough stance, "We wont be beaten" but the flood is only the start.

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The shocking thing is, this isn't coastal this is in land and pretty much coming off the hills. We had heavy rain about a hour or so ago, and its heading NE. Rivers will burst if the clouds keep that force of rain, no question.

Its just shocking in the 21st century.
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#996141 - 25th Dec 2015 11:02pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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Developers keep on building in the most ridiculous places.

Look at New Brighton, look at Los Angeles.
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#996146 - 26th Dec 2015 1:37pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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Its time the government over ruled the EU directive regarding not dredging rivers. Years of build up of silt and gravel has made rivers a lot shallower. I read some where a directive from the EU came out around 2001 ish forbidding the dredging so as to protect the habitat of the river beds.
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#996149 - 26th Dec 2015 2:23pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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#996155 - 26th Dec 2015 4:39pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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Had a wander down to Bala today, the River Dee had spread itself across fields at Rhug as had the lake (Llyn Tegid) at Bala but only in the usual places so no properties were at risk.

The lake had quite a storm on it at the northwest end by Bala, I'll try and put some piccies and vid up later.
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#996177 - 27th Dec 2015 5:22am Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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#996202 - 27th Dec 2015 6:34pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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#996210 - 27th Dec 2015 7:43pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: snowhite]
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#996212 - 27th Dec 2015 7:48pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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How awful this must be for these poor people . I think they are going to have to build on stilts for these affected places. Some architect could come up with a plan I'm sure. Rubber waterproof bottoms on a higher level or something. Am I talking rubbish again?

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#996213 - 27th Dec 2015 7:53pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: cools]
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How awful this must be for these poor people . I think they are going to have to build on stilts for these affected places. Some architect could come up with a plan I'm sure. Rubber waterproof bottoms on a higher level or something. Am I talking rubbish again?
12ft deep in some parts.kids playground under water.
In Bala, the fields were just like lakes,The sheep were all huddled together at the top of the grassy area of the fields.
We have been lucky here.


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#996217 - 27th Dec 2015 8:17pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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Cumbria floods.sheepdog rescues sheep.
Very clever.


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#996219 - 27th Dec 2015 8:42pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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.and in Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil:

Some 20,000 people have been evacuated in the border city of Concordia, where the Uruguay river is now 14 metres (46 feet) above its normal levels

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#996222 - 27th Dec 2015 8:54pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: Mark]
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More to come for next week Granny.
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#996228 - 27th Dec 2015 9:25pm Re: Thousands Braced For Floods As Army Prepares [Re: snowhite]
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It's all to do with 'El Nino', Snowy ...if you can understand it.
It's way above my capability but I'm sure someone will explain. smile
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