Storm Desmond stripped agricultural land of soil and nutrients

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/01/160127083846.htm

More large storms in the future, such as Storm Desmond, will increase the loss of valuable soil and nutrients from agricultural fields, according to new research. In the wake of Storm Desmond, and the wettest November and December since rainfall records began, farmers in the North West of England are once again struggling with waterlogged soil, livestock and crop loss.

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