Flooding in 2000
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Climate change raises flood risk, researchers say

Greenhouse gas emissions are making extreme rainfall events more common, scientists say and in the UK, have increased the risk of flooding.

That autumn saw the highest rains in England and Wales since records began in 1766.

The BBC's Science Correspondent David Shukman reports.

  • 16 Feb 2011
Go to next video: Temporary flood bridge to be removed