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Flood map of England and Wales Areas at risk of flooding

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This map is sourced from Environment Agency data so only covers England and Wales, not Scotland or Northern Ireland. 

  • Brown area shows homes at risk of coastal erosion.
  • Historic flooding (in blue) shows the maximum extent of past flooding.

Flooding already costs the UK billions of pounds a year, wreaking havoc on communities such as Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire, and Looe in Cornwall.

And in the coming years, North England and Southern Scotland are set to suffer an 11% increase in river flood levels per decade, whereas coastal areas are expected to experience an increase in compound flooding (brought on by simultaneous storm surges and heavy rainfall).

If you’re worried about flooding close to home, consult the government website for: