Extreme Weather case studies

For 2009 specification, case studies include: Australia- Drought, Boscastle- Flooding, USA- Hurricane Katrina. the causes, impacts and management. Possibly still relevant to New spec. Hope they help!

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EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS
BOSCASTLE - FLASH FLOOD(2004) AUSTRALIA ­ DROUGHT (2002-2010) USA-HURRICANE KATRINA (2005)
A subsequent hazard A long term condition An immediate disastrous event
-Torrential rainstorm, 60mm=fell in just 2 hours La Nina- Low pressure areas in W pacific becoming -Katrina formed over the Bahamas in August 2005, moving…

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-Implement wider use of water meters and smart
meters-top down
-Hosepipe bans and redistribution of water

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