Flood Warnings In Place

West Yorkshire village hit by flooding

Residents of Ripponden in Calderdale West Yorkshire have spoken of their shock after a flood swept through their street. Fire crews were called to Ripponden at 12.05am on Tuesday morning following reports that fast flowing water was cascading from a burst culvert. Appliances from Halifax and the water rescue crews from Brighouse attended, along with […]
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Flooded Town

Flood toll to triple by 2030

Due to climate change and population growth, the number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years – according to the World Resources Institute (WRI). In the UK, about 76,000 people a year could be at risk of being affected by flooding if defences aren’t improved, it says. […]
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