Re: [pepysdiary-social] The flooding in England
Even now I am composing a message to my good friends in London. I don't suppose they are affected because of their foresight in erecting the Thames Barrier, but here is an opportunity to renew auld lang syne.
Carl In Boston
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From: Terry Foreman <terry.foreman@...>
> The flooding there was the lead story on the major TV networks here in the
> US this evening. CNN and the Weather Channel have also been carrying video
> footage of some dreadfully widespread and high water levels across
> countryside that looks rather flat. My impression from the footage I've
> seen is that boat-ownership is not as widespread there as it is here
> (except in our cities). Here there is some comparable flooding in Texas.
> Condolences and best of luck to all who are affected.
> aka Terry F