This weekend the UK was hit by a months worth or rainfall in just 24 hours. Cumbria in particular was hit the hardest, one rainfall gauge in Cumbria recorded 341mm of rain in 24 hours. Cumbrian Police said up to 6,425 properties could have been flooded, but the most likely scenario was that 4,881 have been affected. The government is set to look again at whether there should be adjustments to flood defences going forward. For the full article click here.
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