Flooding in London Video

Many people don't expect London to flood thanks to the Thames barrier, but this isn't necessarily the case.

This video explains how London is at risk of flooding due to other rivers, both above and below ground, and drains unable to cope with copious amount of surface water from heavy rain. Find out if your home is in an area at risk of flooding, what your council and other agencies are doing to help prevent floods; and what you can do to prepare for a flood and protect yourself, your business and your home. 

Useful websites

Find out if you are at risk of flooding:

Environment Agency flood map

Environment Agency

Floodline warnings direct 

The Met Office - flood warnings

Prepare for a flood:

Gov.uk - make a flood plan 

National Flood Forum - Blue pages Directory 

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