19 Feb 2015, Guardian, the
Londoners have a lot to thank the Thames’s flood defences for, chief among these being the Thames Barrier, reports The Guardian. The increasing number of times the Barrier has had to be closed in the past year to prevent flooding however, highlights the need for flood preparedness...
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