Lake sediment records reveal recent floods in NW England (UK) unprecedented

Posted by on May 21, 2019 4:46 pm
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A new study of UK lake sediment records stretching back over several centuries has found that the floods that hit Northern England in 2009 and 2015 (‘Storm Desmond’),were the largest in 600 years, pointing to the impact of climate changes on the frequency and magnitude of these extreme events.

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