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Ross Castle Flooding – Car Park

The car park at Ross Castle is completely floodedFiled under: kerry Tagged: flooding, killarney, ross castle...
by Kerry News Blog on Mar 3, 2014

Ross Castle Flooding – Car Park

The car park at Ross Castle is completely floodedFiled under: kerry Tagged: flooding, killarney, ross castle...
by Kerry News Blog on Mar 3, 2014

Rsos Castle Flooding – Car Park

The car park at Ross Castle is completely floodedFiled under: kerry Tagged: flooding, killarney, ross castle...
by Kerry News Blog on Mar 3, 2014

Flooding at Ross Castle

Flooding at Ross Castle, KillarneyFiled under: kerry Tagged: flooding, killarney, ross castle...
by Kerry News Blog on Mar 3, 2014

Rsos Castle Flooding – Car Park

The car park at Ross Castle is completely floodedFiled under: kerry Tagged: flooding, killarney, ross castle...
by Kerry News Blog on Mar 3, 2014

Flooding at Ross Castle

Flooding at Ross Castle, KillarneyFiled under: kerry Tagged: flooding, killarney, ross castle...
by Kerry News Blog on Mar 3, 2014

Weekend observations

Drying out Yesterday I noticed that it wasn’t windy or rainy for once. What a relief it is to see things drying out, even a little! The leak that began after Christmas seems to have stopped (my fingers are tightly crossed). Despite two profe...
by Spring Cottage on Mar 2, 2014

Weekend observations

Drying out Yesterday I noticed that it wasn’t windy or rainy for once. What a relief it is to see things drying out, even a little! The leak that began after Christmas seems to have stopped (my fingers are tightly crossed). Despite two profe...
by Spring Cottage on Mar 2, 2014

Floods and Planning

Brent doesn't suffer from the kind of flood problems that you see in Somerset, but it does still have vulnerability on a smaller scale, as I have pointed out for some time.  It isd therefore important for Brent to do what it can to prevent surfa...
by James Powney's Blog on Feb 27, 2014

Rise up against the Coalition on Climate Change and Fuel Poverty

Left to Right: Sophie Neuborg, Suzanne Jeffery, Martin Francis (Chair) Ruth London, Murad QureshiThere were stirring calls for action on climate change and energy when Brent residents met together at an urgent meeting on 'Energy Crisis, Climate Crisi...
by wembleymatters on Feb 21, 2014

Drainage in Wembley Market Square

One aspect of Wembley City (the area around Brent Civic Centre) which tends to trouble me is the hardness of the urban landscape.  Unfortunately this is not easy to alter now, as the plans are now fairly set.  One of the problems with this...
by James Powney's Blog on Feb 18, 2014

All yellow

Walking uphill slightly, we cross the lane, stepping across the stream of water that runs down its length almost all the time now. An undulation in the asphalt further up the road has made the run-off miss its destined drain, so it flows down along t...
by Spring Cottage on Feb 14, 2014

‘Biblical flooding’ spreads across UK in worst rainfall in over 200 years

(RT) - England’s largest river, the Thames, has burst its banks, devastating homes in the southeast in the worst floods in 50 years. PM David Cameron has called the flooding “biblical,” as economists predict the crisis will cost close on $1...
by World Events and the Bible on Feb 12, 2014

Eric Pickles and the Floods

Eric Pickles appears to be doing what Eric Pickles does: undermining people doing hard work to cover up his own failings.  This time it is flooding, but he has essentially the same approach to everything: present some simplistic (non) solution,...
by James Powney's Blog on Feb 11, 2014

English winter the wettest in 248 years

(SMH) - Let's stipulate one thing from the start: Britain has never been known for its salubrious weather. Great odes have been written to the fog, the clouds, the constant drizzle. From Shakespeare to Sherlock, the patter of rain has formed the eve...
by World Events and the Bible on Feb 7, 2014

Increases in Extreme Rainfall Linked to Global Warming

A worldwide review of global rainfall data led by the University of Adelaide has found that the intensity of the most extreme rainfall events is increasing across the globe as temperatures rise.In the most comprehensive review of changes to extreme r...
by Global Rush on Feb 6, 2014

January in Jakarta

Well that is January pretty much over and done with, all that is left is Chinese New Year and to welcome the Year of the horse.Been a long month, and so much seems to have happened, which it probably did.The biggest thing has been the weather out her...
by Jakarta News on Feb 1, 2014

Facts on Flooding and Austerity

Simon Wren Lewis published some facts on flooding and austerity last month.  David Cameron et all should have a look at them and decide whether to reverse course.
by James Powney's Blog on Jan 31, 2014

David Cameron and the Green Crap

David Cameron's pledge to rip up green regulations really brings out my inner cynic.  The Guardian chronicles the long term move away from pledging the "greenest government ever" to wanting to remove the "green crap".  It is ironic that thi...
by James Powney's Blog on Jan 28, 2014

Flood Defence Spending

Recently, there was a spat over whether the spending on flood defences has gone up or down.  The answer appears to be that it has gone down even as the likelihood of flooding has gone up.  One of the interesting issues in this debate is who...
by James Powney's Blog on Jan 13, 2014


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