More floods expected during ongoing drought
Weather patterns may lead to flooding in February, Met Office warns
Global weather patterns may lead to severe flooding in February despite England remaining in drought, the Met Office has said.
Two-thirds of people at risk of flooding were unaware of the situation, the government said on Monday, as it embarked on an awareness campaign. This average cost to a flooded household is £30,000, figures show.
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