A barrier in a flood-hit part of Kent does not protect all the homes in the area and improvements to it may take 20 years, the Environment Agency has said. Area manager Andrew Pearce said the Leigh Barrier was designed in the 1980s to protect Tonbridge and surrounding areas, but had “a finite capacity”. Read the full BBC story.
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Scepticism is fine if backed up with knowledge. The reality is we are seeing more flooding, more intense rainfall &… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…