2012: the year Britain's weather turned dangerous

Jan 4, 2013 Full story: The Guardian

A park bench in in Pangbourne, Berkshire. Flooding in 2012 cost nine people in Britain their lives.

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SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#1 Jan 4, 2013
"The deluges that made 2012 England's wettest on record left persistently sodden ground: fresh downpours caused rapid run-off and flash flooding in places once thought to be safe."

"You don't have to be a scientist to understand that weather patterns are clearly changing."

P.S. Well-written material encourages me to copy/paste.:-)
Fun Facts

Las Cruces, NM

#2 Jan 5, 2013
The Great Famine of 1315 thru 1318 was the result of excessive rainfall that occured in the years preceding the first of the LIA's solar minimums, the Wolfe Minimum.
PHD

Overton, TX

#3 Jan 14, 2013
Well spacedoutblues if it weren't for cut and paste you would have nothing. Well you do have the "pinheadlitesout"!!

Since: Jan 13

Fairfax, VA

#4 Jan 20, 2013
Fun Facts wrote:
The Great Famine of 1315 thru 1318 was the result of excessive rainfall that occured in the years preceding the first of the LIA's solar minimums, the Wolfe Minimum.
Tiz a tad early when most date the beginning of the LIA

Therefore the heavy rains was not related to the temperature. no?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Ice_Age

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