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Grand Palais reopens as Paris floods recede

The Grand Palais has reopened, as Paris begins its clean-up operation following severe flooding in the French capital.

UK floods: advice for homeowners

Wet and windy weather is affecting UK homes according to home insurer Direct Line. Whilst high winds have caused damage to some properties, the main concern is flooding with high volumes of flood warnings and alerts in place for rivers across the UK. With further bad weather forecast for the weekend, the situation remains uncertain.

Flooding causes average £17,000 worth of damage

Flooding causes an average of £17,000 worth of damage per incident, according to Lloyds TSB claims data.

15 flood home survival tips

The UK is facing a weekend of floods following the wettest June in over a century. In preparation, Direct Line has issued 15 flood survival tips.

UK annual flooding cost set to reach £1 billion

The annual cost of flooding in the UK is set to reach £1 billion according to SearchFlow. The losses per year are primarily being attributed to underinvestment in defences and climate change, the real estate search company revealed last week.

Floods bring a golden opportunity for Thai developers

Thai developers suddenly have a “golden opportunity” to buy up land in flooded areas at bargain prices according to Patima Jeerapaet, managing director of Colliers International Thailand.

Video: Continued flooding wreaks havoc on Thai economy

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) lowered its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth projection for 2011, significantly owing to the widespread flood in upper part of the country, Mass Communication of Thailand (MCOT) reported.

Australia’s Economy Contracts Most in 20 Years

The Australian economy shrank 1.2 percent in the first quarter from the previous quarter, suffering its biggest contraction in 20 years, after extensive flooding hit coal exports, but a mining boom is expected to help growth bounce back quickly this year.

Uninsured flood risk threatens UK property market

Millions of homes and small businesses could find it harder to buy insurance because of cuts in funding for flood defences contained in the Government's Comprehensive Spending Review...

Flood spending cuts could increase home premiums

AA Insurance is urging the government to resist any temptation to cut spending on flood defences in its autumn Comprehensive Spending Review...
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2018/06/05 06:56:11pm