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    Rights statement: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Towe, R. , Tawn, J. and Lamb, R. (2018), Why extreme floods are more common than you might think. Significance, 15: 16-21. doi:10.1111/j.1740-9713.2018.01209.x which has been published in final form at https://rss.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1740-9713.2018.01209.x This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.

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Why extreme floods are more common than you might think

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>12/2018
<mark>Journal</mark>Significance
Issue number6
Volume15
Number of pages6
Pages (from-to)16-21
Publication statusPublished
Early online date28/11/18
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Floods in England and Wales have the potential to cause billions of pounds of damage. You might think such extreme events are rare, but they are likely to occur more frequently than expected.

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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Towe, R. , Tawn, J. and Lamb, R. (2018), Why extreme floods are more common than you might think. Significance, 15: 16-21. doi:10.1111/j.1740-9713.2018.01209.x which has been published in final form at https://rss.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1740-9713.2018.01209.x This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.