Rain-Swollen rivers on the Somerset Levels are an urgent wake-up call to Government, anxious residents warn. A new report has revealed a serious and widespread risk of flooding across the West. The report has been by produced by the Labour Party after they submitted a Freedom of Information request to the Environment Agency.
From the information released Labour has produced maps which show the proportion and number of houses at high or medium risk. The maps are stark evidence of the West’s vulnerability to river and coastal waters. Read the full story here.