towyn floods

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  • Created on: 14-05-17 10:57
year
1990
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where is towyn?
a small coastal resort in north west wales
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causes
gale force westerly winds, high tides, rough seas
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what happened in the 12th feb
severe storm weakened the 140 year old sea wall
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what happened on 26th feb
10m waves crashed over sea wall, 1.5m storm surge
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how many homes had no contents insurance?
40%
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how many homes had no building insurance?
15%
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how many caravans damaged?
6,000
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how many properties evacuated?
2,800
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how many people were put in temp accomodation
3,000
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which transport link was damaged?
main railway line
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how much was spent on new rock revetment for future prevention?
£2 million
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how much spent on structural damage to roads and other infrastructure
£3 million
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how much spent on restoring flood banks?
£600,000
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where is towyn?

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a small coastal resort in north west wales

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what happened on 26th feb

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