This episode of BBC Sounds, The Briefing Room, explores key questions: Is the UK prepared for more floods? What is the state of the country’s flood defences? Can people get insurance? What can we do to prepare for a wetter future?

The following experts join David Aaronovitch, Louise Slater, Professor of Hydroclimatology at the University of Oxford; Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Research Associate at Oxford University Centre for the Environment; Hannah Cloke, Professor of Hydrology at the University of Reading and Steven Forrest, Lecturer in Flood Resilience and Sustainable Transformations, Hull University.


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