Case study: Birmingham tornado, UK

HideShow resource information
Preview of Case study: Birmingham tornado, UK

First 107 words of the document:

Global issues climatic hazards
Case study: Birmingham tornado, UK
Caused by low pressure bringing strong winds and heavy rain
Effects
Several buildings badly damaged
Damage to schools and other public buildings
Uprooted 1000 trees, removed roofs and picked up cars
Caused £40 million damage- most costly tornado in UK due to the fact it hit
a urban area
No fatalities, several injured
Responses
Met office predicted strong winds and rain although no tornadoes were
predicted so no prior warning was given
Emergency services helped rescue casualties and clear damage
Several costly insurance claims

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all resources »