A harder rain's a-gonna fall

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Flooding has caused damaged to around 100,000 homes in England since 2007
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Flooding has caused damaged to around 100,000 homes in England since 2007

There have been repeated warnings about the UK's vulnerability to flooding - now the PM must put climate resilience at the centre of his 'levelling-up' agenda

Whether intentional or serendipitous, the government's £1.2bn investment towards building a new climate 'supercomputer' to provide faster and more accurate forecasting of extreme weather events was, upon...

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