6 out of 10 do not check flood risk

Despite the numerous news stories over the years showing the devastating effects of flood waters, it comes as somewhat of a surprise to learn that almost two thirds of people in Britain have not conducted a flood check to determine the risk to their home. In London 71% have never checked the flood risk and in Scotland 77% confirmed the same. For those moving house, only 23% of people had carried out a flood check for their new home. With predicted wetter winters to come and over 5 million homes in the UK at risk of flooding, some may want to pay closer attention to the risks. Read the full results here.