That flood was no more than comes every five years-- a handful of drowned strangers, some chickens, and a dead bullock in muddy water with cross-currents.
When the river rose they rose also in companies from the shoals they had rested upon; and the falling flood dragged them with it across the fields and through the Jungle by the long hair.
The tide flooded
smoothly under the full moon, and Saxon recognized the points they passed--the Transit slip, Sandy Beach, the shipyards, the nail works, Market street wharf.
during the past decade have included the flooding during the summer of 2007, which cost the insurance industry pounds 3bn, as well as the 2005 floods
in Carlisle and last year's problems in Cumbria, which cost pounds 272m and pounds 174m respectively.
HOME OWNERS are being urged to create plans in case of floods
. Environment Agency Wales is encouraging communities across Wales to work together.
Even though floods
are part of nature, it is neither technically feasible nor economically viable to prevent all properties from flooding.
Tom Williams, cabinet member for highways, transportation and engineering at Caerphilly council, said it was important for the public to understand how the council is working hard to prevent the significant damage that floods
can cause, with its draft strategy aiming to highlight areas most at risk.
We were flooded
in the Towyn floods
of 1990 and our daughter's family home was flooded
in St Asaph 2012: now as recent chief flood
warden for Kinmel Bay and working with partners in NRW, Town and County Council, emergency services and others we are trying to assist community flood
Last weekend marked a year since three of those properties were damaged when the River Coquet burst its banks - the latest in a string of floods
in the area.
"Last winter's floods
highlighted the trauma and devastation flooding brings.
Before Three Gorges Dam China used to get devastating floods
every ten years.
IN WALES INCLUDE...| January 30, 1607: Floods
around the Bristol Channel coasts extended in South Wales from Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, to above Chepstow in Monmouthshire.