Archive Article: 1997/04/17

17 April 1997




The road to Noah…the A1 in Cambridgeshire this week looking more like a jetty than a major trunk route after the worst floods for 150 years. Many farmers, the majority of whom are not insured against floods, saw crops submerged. At Louis Baughs (left) Neatishead Farm, Norwich, 20ha (50 acres) of newly drilled sugar beet had barely begun to root before it was washed away under a deluge of water.

The road to Noah…the A1 in Cambridgeshire this week looking more like a jetty than a major trunk route after the worst floods for 150 years. Many farmers, the majority of whom are not insured against floods, saw crops submerged. At Louis Baughs (left) Neatishead Farm, Norwich, 20ha (50 acres) of newly drilled sugar beet had barely begun to root before it was washed away under a deluge of water.


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