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Storm Frank has left so much damage


By Scotkat

This is so so sad the end of 2015 has brought so much water damage all over the Uk.

Praying for everyone affected.

Hope 2016 will send help where needed.

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Yes, I was amazed to see the level of destruction up on Deeside Kath. It really has ruined the festivities for a lot of people, and they will be clearing up well into the New Year. Lets hope we have no more floods for a long time to come.

31 Dec, 2015


Dont think they will be bothered about the festivities.

Its just so very sad they will need a lot of help

31 Dec, 2015


whilst i can sympathize with many. one has to ask :

building houses on flood plains?

destruction of upland habitat?

the reduction in spending on flood preventative and maintenence measures?

insignificant measures for reducing world temeratures?

like me to go on? perhaps we should send the bill to the present and previous administrations. still they would only pass it on to us

31 Dec, 2015


I can sympathise with all involved ,Kath,as you know,it's horrendous in some parts of W.Yorkshire, near us too..It's heartbreaking.. People from all over have come to help,so this is what is desperately needed for you too.Everyone pulling together..A good Resolution for a New Year ...x

1 Jan, 2016


I feel so sorry for the thousands of people affected by flooding. We have been very lucky here.

1 Jan, 2016


Yes we to our hearts go out to all caught up in these horrid floods

Think the New Year celbrations should have been cancelled and a flood apeall set up.

How does anyone get over this .

1 Jan, 2016


These floods have devastated so much of the country, when you see the quantity of water on tv it is quite incredible!
I don't see how flood defences could be put in place for everywhere that has a river & yet surely this can't happen year after year. Insurance is good to have if you can afford it but it doesn't cover entirely & premiums will have to be increased & some properties will not even be insurable.
Just how do you cope with this devastation?

3 Jan, 2016


I dont think you could cope with this amout of water that is floding everwhere

Just heartbreaking

Balleters river should be peaking about now .

3 Jan, 2016


The northern half of Britain has really suffered down as far a Cheshire. Our little river in a concrete jacket was on the rampage yesterday after just one night of heavy rain!

Maybe this El NiƱo has a hand in this series of storms that have gathered over the Atlantic and deluged Scotland and the northern counties. A year or two ago Somerset levels spent months under water as the jet stream or whatever was further south allegedly. A summer cloud burst trashed a village in Cornwall and my brother in law had only left the car park and driven to high ground as he saw the river rising fast. In my home town the Manchester Ship Canal looked like a huge white water rafting river, as the water authorities vented water away from the tidal Mersey to prevent urban flooding with the incoming tide. Unwise decisions in these matters can lead to untold misery for many. River officials must be praying to do the right thing at the right moment.

8 Jan, 2016

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