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Flooded road

Coastal and Fluvial Flooding

This type of flooding is caused by high tides and or inclement weather breaching sea defences and inundating the surrounding areas. Rivers bursting their banks and flooding of roads usually follows extended periods of exceptionally heavy rainfall.

Both of these events are usually well predicted in advance and refer to the Environment Agency and Met office web sites for flood risk indications.

 

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