Floods and lost rivers

“The part of London in which I live has mostly escaped the floods. However, lots of shops on the main road round the corner from me flooded from the basement up during the deluge last Friday, despite being a 20-minute walk from the Thames. Why? After a bit of research it seems it’s because the road is built on top of one of London’s lost rivers – in this case, the Falcon Brook.”

More at: mercuriuspoliticus.wordpress.com

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~ by Tom on 27 Jul, 2007.

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