The River Rhine River Floods

This will tell you the solutions to the rhyne river floods

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Physical courses:

  • Heavy Rain
  • Saturated soil
  • Snow melt on Alps

Human Courses:

  • Urbinisation
  • Intensive farming
  • Deforestation
  • Channel changes

Effects:

  • 27 deaths
  • 250,000 evacuated
  • water/ power/ transport was all disrupted.

Solutions

  • Dykes
  • Retention
  • Afforestation
  • damns
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