Please choose your default site




Two friends make the most of the UK floods

Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 6:16 PM -

UK officials say there's no end in sight to the record-breaking rain and wind that has battered Britain since early December.

Thousands of homes remain under threat, transportation has been disrupted and soldiers have been called in to help.

For many, life has come to a halt in the wake of the flood -- but human spirit always prevails.

Check out this recent video by a pair of acrobats called Flippin' Floods.

In it, two young men perform a series of flips and tumbles through water-filled parks.

RELATED: UK flood crisis worsens

The video demonstrates our power to prevail over trying times while showcasing the impact of the recent storms.

This past week has been particularly trying for residents of the UK. On Monday, Britain's environment agency "severe flood warnings" indicating a threat to life for 16 areas --including warnings for the river Thames and in parts of Somerset where 5,000 properties are thought to be damaged.

January was labeled the region's wettest month in 248 years.

WATCH: A year of global weather patterns
Bloody big news: U.K. shatters long-standing weather record
Improving the 7-Day forecast: We need your help

Leave a Comment

What do you think? Join the conversation.
Default saved

Search Location


Look up Canadian postal code or US zip code