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Scientists say heavy rainfall and flash flooding are gradually becoming the new norm, largely as a result of climate change and global warming. Extreme weather events are happening more frequently, according to the latest UK State of the Climate report.

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The coronavirus pandemic has had a dramatic impact on home relocation trends in the UK, with people flocking to move away from cities to rural and coastal areas, according to research by property website, Rightmove. Not only has the kind

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Home Insurance

While home insurance isn’t a legal requirement, it’s sensible to protect your home by taking out both buildings and contents insurance. There’s a good chance you’ll need it at some point; UK insurance providers pay out a massive £8.1 million

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At any given moment, an estimated 2,000 thunderstorms are in progress around the world in various locations. Although they are most frequent in the tropics, they can occur just about anywhere on the planet. They are more likely to happen

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Dam it! Beavers Help Prevent UK Flooding

Britain’s largest rodent, the humble beaver, can help prevent flooding thanks to its habit of building dams across waterways. The semi-aquatic rodent has been reintroduced into the wild in the 21st century after over-hunting almost wiped it out. Today, this

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Flood Insurance Tips for High-Risk Areas

The majority of home insurance policies offer at least some level of flood damage as part of their buildings and contents cover, safeguarding the structure of your property and what’s inside. However, if you live in a high-risk area, it

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Lightning Strikes: The True Impact

If your home is struck by lightning, it can cause serious damage and have a devastating impact on your day-to-day life. You may think, “It won’t happen to me,” – but unfortunately, storms are getting worse because of climate change,

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Winter Flooding

Winter flooding is a serious threat for 2.4 million UK residents who live in high-risk areas, including coastal regions and areas prone to high rainfall. This year, some regions have suffered the wettest weather since records began in 1766, leading

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Mopping Up Flood Water

It isn’t just heavy rainfall we should be wary of when it comes to home flooding – there are other common causes inside the home that can do just as much damage. In fact, burst pipes, poor drainage, clogged rain

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Crashing Waves

People across the UK are bracing themselves for another weekend of gales and floods – just days after Storm Ciara wreaked havoc across the country, killing two people. The Met Office has warned that Storm Dennis is due to strike

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