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Towns in eastern England held services Thursday to mark the 60th anniversary of the North Sea Flood of 1953. The storm, high winds that struck during a high spring tide on the night of Jan. 31, 1953, killed 307 people along the coast.
60 years on, Britain recalls a deadly storm The Jan. 1953 flood killed several hundred people, but some experts wonder if the country has learned its lesson about disaster prevention. By Ian Evans, Correspondent / January 31, 2013 London Britain 's
60th anniversary events to be held A woman is carried along a flooded street in the Wisbech road area in King"s Lynn in 1953 Survivors and relatives of those killed in one of the UK's worst natural disasters will stop on Thursday to remember the
Ilvy Njiokiktjien for The New York Times In Uitdam, plans to raise the height of dikes drew fire...Using metal cages and spring traps baited with carrots, Flevoland's rodent hunters provide a low-tech but vital service in an elaborate and highly
Thursday issued a code orange extreme weather warning for the four southern Dutch provinces, ahead of a severe storm. The storm is expected to hit Zeeland, Zuid-Holland, Noord-Brabant and Limburg in the early evening, and will include winds of up to
The European Museum Forum presents the award each May to a new museum or one that has undergone radical alteration. The Watersnood Museum, originally housed in just one of the concrete mega-structures in the old sea dike near Ouwerkerk, has been