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        02-12-2014, 03:49 PM
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    The UK is wetter than usual.

    I know Brits complain about the weather, but this time there is good reason.

    UK weather: Shocking aerial images show wide-scale flooding of Thames commuter belt homes | Mail Online
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        02-12-2014, 04:20 PM
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    Wow, does it flood like that very often?

    I know the Mississippi River floods like that every 4-5 years it seems

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        02-12-2014, 04:23 PM
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    Wow, does it flood like that very often?

    I know the Mississippi River floods like that every 4-5 years it seems

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    I can't remember it ever flooding like this before in the South, although 2 summers ago there was flooding in other areas. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012...n_2388664.html
         
        02-12-2014, 04:26 PM
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    It has rained almost every day since the beginning of December combined with very high winds.
         
        02-12-2014, 04:31 PM
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    What a shame ...


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        02-12-2014, 04:35 PM
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    What a shame ...


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    There is political talk of no expense to be spared to get things back to normal, but at the moment the farmers are in a terrible state with livestock and ruined supplies. Environmentally they are talking about the floods taking a very long time to subside, but I rather hope that they are just being pessimistic.
         
        02-12-2014, 05:19 PM
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    We're not fairing much better in Ireland Clava.

    Caption competition: Choppy going at Cork Racecourse

    I can't see them racing in Cork anytime soon... BUT I'm thinking they could use it for swimming competitions!
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        02-12-2014, 08:56 PM
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    Oh my goodness! I hope you stay safe and the rain comes to a stop soon.

    My area was flooded pretty bad back in '11. There are still a few abandoned houses to this day.
         
        02-12-2014, 09:00 PM
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    So sorry for everyone coping with that, I hate flooding. I'll stop complaining about cold and snow now, because I would rather deal with this than flooding
         
        02-12-2014, 09:14 PM
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    I am sorry for the flooding in your part of the world! It looks awful!

    It feels like we are about to flood here in Southern Oregon. I have 2 huge lakes in my field and the rain is still pouring down.
         

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