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The River Severn Flooding 2007
Location and background
The river is 220 miles long and is the longest river in
the United Kingdom. The drainage basin that
surrounds it is 11,419km2.

The flooding arose because of a combination
between physical and human factors. The death
toll reached 7 nationally…

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In conclusion, it was the vast amount of water present in a short amount of time that caused the
floods along with inadequate protection.


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