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UK Storms: Damage costs reduce as storms become more prevalent

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The UK has suffered many storms in past years but the cost of damage has drastically reduced in the past two years thanks to technological advancement and better preparations carried out. Storm Desmond is currently underway and disrupting most part of the UK with winds, torrential rains and flooding. Reports coming in state that schools, hospitals and travel methods have been disrupted by the storm already. BBC reports that Cumbria has made a new record on the amount of rainfall had in a day. The Storms have become more in number in recent years, Britain has already experienced three in the past month of November alone. Logically that may mean more damage caused, but the costs of general damages has gone down significantly compared with storms in the past decade. As you can te...