Monday, February 3, 2014

It hasn?t rained this much in England since 1767, or maybe since ever

There aren?t many things bleaker than a soggy English winter, and this winter has really provided something for the Brits to whinge about.Nearly six inches of rain fell on southern and central England in January, triggering floods and producing the heaviest monthly drenching since record-keeping began at an Oxford University weather station in 1767. And the mid-winter deluges have continued into these first few days of February.?Hitherto-unpreced ...

http://grist.org/climate-energy/it-hasnt-rained-this-much-in-england-s