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Weather leads to severe flooding in Falmouth, Camborne and Redruth.

It was the hottest September day since 1911 in the south east of England – however, in Cornwall, it turned out to be among the wettest.

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The late summer floods hit festivals and test flood defences

Braunton suffered severe flooding on Boxing Day 2012 and thus sparked a stream of works to rectify the North Devon town’s problems.

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The Prime Minister to publish the Flood Resilience Review

The report was commissioned in the wake of the catastrophic flooding which hit Leeds, York and the Calder Valley last winter.

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89% of commercial flood claims have been settled

The Spectator has published an article explaining how domestic flooding insurance claims are being settled. It claims 95% have been settled either fully or partly.

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New advances in monitoring drying using wireless technology

Richfords Fire & Flood has developed a system which enables technicians to reduce the amount of site visits to monitor the progress of drying properties after flooding or an escape of water.

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Torrential rain creates flash floods in US city

6.5 inches of water fell on Maryland which led to a torrent of water rushing through the main street of Elliot City.

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Heavy rainfall costs £1million

Almost one million pounds is being spent by a water company to cope with sewer capacity after heavy rainfall.

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Richfords to the Rescue in Storm Desmond

Storm Desmond has left a trail of destruction across Cumbria, Northumberland and Lancashire with roads, bridges and rail lines cut off while thousands of homes are under water and without electricity.

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Can Smart Technology Revolutionise Property Claims?

With more industries taking up smart technology to allow customers to book services themselves, the insurance claims sector is looking at which areas can be utilised effectively. This comes on the back of the growth of Uber – an app that allows people to virtually hail a cab.

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Health in the Workplace after Flooding

Dallas, Chicago, Kentucky and California have all suffered horrendous flooding in recent months. Communities have been washed away and there has been a great deal of concern about public health.

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