The floods in Toll Bar near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK

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The floods in Toll Bar near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK
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The village of Toll Bar near Doncaster, South Yorkshire was one of many places hit by unprecedented floods in June 2007, after 5 inches of rain fell in 24 hours.The village was cut off for a week. The summer floods hit thousands of people and cost the government and insurance industry £billions. Global warming is likely to lead to far more frequent extreme weather events like this , with low lying areas becoming increasingly vulnerable. Man will have to learn to adapt.