Floods in England June 2007 - Geog

Floods in England June 2007 - Geog

Floods in Britain June 2007

Using the Lincoln

map 1. What evidence is there that Lincoln has suffered from

flooding in the past? (3) 2. Identify and describe a suburbanised village? (5)

3. What are the characteristics of Lincolns CBD? (3) 4. What are the human and physical consequences of floods

such as Lincolns (6)

Questions to consider as you look at the images.

What caused the floods: - natural causes

- human causes? What effects did the floods have:

- on people (social) - on businesses and transport

(economic) - on nature (environmental)?

What places were affected?

Warning on 24th June 2007 Weather forecasters warned people across

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire that they may face more flooding.

Predictions of very heavy rain were forecast for almost 24 hours non-stop across the whole area.

Forecasters said up to four inches (100mm) of rain may fall, which could cause flooding to already

saturated areas.

Forecasters said June's average rainfall of about 50mm could fall during a period of 24

hours, with up to 75mm in some places, and severe flood warnings are in force in many

areas.

Rainfall on 25th June 2007

I thought 'Oh God, here we go again' Rose Martin, Boscastle resident

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