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Causes Climatological Effects Social Short-term response
Heavy summer rainfall lasting for over a week No lives were lost, partly due to rapid response of 90% of economy dependents on tourism ­ some forced
Over 60mm of rainfall in 2hrs ­ 200mm fell in 5hrs the emergency services to shut down…

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Deforestation of the hill slopes had occurred to make The mains water supply became contaminated ­ no
way for farming which led to increased surface drinking water
drainage and run-off Water travelled at an estimated 40mph through the
main street
Case study ­ flooding in a more economically developed country…


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