New tools to map flood risk will help bring disaster planning up to date

Bingley Floods 2015 Boxing Day - The Brown Cow, Bingley, Bradford, UK. Water level is higher than cars.

Floods reaching levels higher than cars in Bradford, UK. Image: Chris Gallagher/Unsplash

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Flood risk maps can be highly useful in predicting floods. Image: David Ramsbottom

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