boscastle case stidy

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when was the boscastle floods?
16. august, 2004
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one in how many year flood was it?
1 in 400 year
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how many inches of rain water fell in a couple on hours?
8 inches
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how many tonnes of water flew through boscastle?
20 million tonnes
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name 3 three reasons why boscastle flooded?
saturated soil, impermeable soil, steep valleys
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what actions were taken to prevent flooding in the future?
they deepened the river, widened the river, build a culvet, flood walls were build
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one in how many year flood was it?

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