2010 homes in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight were evacuated
as flood waters rose after a period of heavy rainfall.
In Emsworth about 40 homes were flooded
and half of theses had to be evacuated as the flood water
continued to rise.
Home owners in Emsworth that were
forced to flee their homes took shelter in the Emsworth
On the Isle of Wight another 10 homes
were flooded and, some roads were closed off by flood water
and some schools were shut.
Further flooding took place in Denmead and Hayling
Island in Hampshire.
In Ryde On the Isle of Wight, Monktonmead Brook burst its banks.
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There are a reported 300,000 home owners
including residential and business owners who have been
flooded in recent years and are now facing major issues
Areas most affected are Cumbria, Northumberland, Worcester,
Lancashire, Oxford, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, some
parts of Kent, Surrey, Fyfe, County Antrim, Dorset and
Cornwall to name but a few.
It is additionally estimated that several million clients will
fall foul of the revised Environment Agency flood mapping, so
that although they have not been flooded in the past the postcodes they
reside in now will considered to be exclusion zones, and for no
fault of their own will also face issues obtaining affordable
insurance. In a majority of cases they will not be able to
obtain cover at all. The flood insurance quote facility on
the left covers risks in the UK and