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Great Storm of 1987


What: violent extratropical cyclone
When: the night of 15­ 16 October
Where: Bay of Biscay
Damages:£2 billion (£5.024 billion today)
Risk: High
Fatalities:22
Fallen trees blocked roads and railways and
left widespread structural damage primarily to
windows and roofs.
Several…

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The UK is more at risk from flooding because it is flat land and water can wash over it with ease.

Prevention/Response:

Thames Barrier
Coastal Defence
Storm Drains
Sandbags
Homes built on higher ground
Sloping roads

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Vegetation protects the land from erosion from moving water




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