Category: Floods

PropertyQuoteDirect Investigates the Long Term Consequences of the Recent Flooding

Flooded HousesCountless homes across the country have recently been plighted by flooding, with many privately owned and buy to let properties being left inhabitable or in need of thousands of pounds worth of restoration. However, even though these issues are extremely serious, they are only short term compared to the effects the flooding will have on the property and private rental markets in the future.
In order to find […]

One of the Wettest Years Ever

This year has seen some of the worst flooding in decades, across many parts of the country. The flooding has meant property insurance claims being made across properties situated in the affected zones.
Today we are expecting yet another downpour across much of England before a dry evening. The day’s rainfall is predicted to cause yet more flooding with many parts of the country already completely saturated. There are flood warnings in Wales, the South East, the West Country as well as many other parts of […]

Flooding causes Landslips and Damage to Houses in Wales

There has recently been yet another increase in rainfall throughout the UK, and due to the fact that some towns have not yet recovered from flooding a few weeks ago, landslips are occurring causing damages to houses and mandatory evacuations of homes.
In Ystalyfera in the Upper Swansea Valley, there have been two landslips which have brought thousands of soil down onto roads and houses, with residents from eleven homes having to spend the night in a leisure centre after being evacuated. Pauline Jones was […]

Property Owners Look for Help as Floods Hit the UK Once Again

Landlords in many parts of the UK are counting the cost of the devastating floods that have hit towns, cities and rural villages in the last couple of weeks.
The UK has suffered the worst start to a summer for over a century with some areas already having recorded over 15 inches of rain in the last couple of months with the promise from weather forecasters that there is still more to come. Thousands of properties have been flooded including a large proportion in the private […]