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Elderly Woman’s House Insurance Triples Overnight Due To New Flood-Risk Map

October 5, 2015 10:49 am

House insurance quotes have sky-rocketed in certain Northampton postcodes following the release of a flood risk map by the Environment Agency. The ‘Risk of Flooding from Surface Water’ map was compiled up to six years ago but has recently been released, the Environment Agency says, so homeowners can take action but also for insurance companies’ perusal. One victim of the data release is the aunt of former teacher Pas Renda, who lives in Spinney Hill Road and has seen her insurance with Home Policy rise from £136 on Saturday to £450 on Sunday. Neighbours in her postcode area are also...