Tuesday, 23 May 2017
| UK faces sharp rise in wind storms and higher bills as world warms

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Data models show UK to be at mercy of fiercer winds and insurers call for action to reinforce buildings
The UK is set to reap the whirlwind of climate change with the huge damage caused by wind storms expected to increase sharply, according to new analysis.
Even the minimum global warming now expected – just 1.5C – is projected to raise the cost of windstorm destruction by more than a third in parts of the country. If climate change heats the world even further, broken roofs and damaged buildings are likely to increase by over 50% across a swathe of the nation.

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