On 20 November 2016 Londoners awoke to find their city battered by torrential rain and winds of up to 100mph. Storm Angus, which had spent the previous day causing chaos to shipping in the Atlantic and across the western coast had finally reached the city. Angus fled the Capital almost as fast as it arrived, leaving a trail of minor flooding and train delays in its wake. This was seen as largely unavoidable by London’s councils, train operators and the Underground and was soon dealt with. ...
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