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Carlisle Floods 2005

Basic Facts
Population of 71,773
Confluence of river Eden
3 major floods in 4 years

High rainfall of 73% off Eden and low relief helped contribute to the flooding of
Carlisle in 2005, alongside the growth of population and urbanisation in the
area threat had…

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Bangladesh Floods 1998

Basic Information
Population of 120 million
4 rivers meet
Wet climate

Monsoon rains resulted in 3 rivers peaking at the same time on a flood plain
causing a flood. It had an increased effect because of the urbanisation and
deforestation in the area.

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