2009 and 2015 floods were biggest for 600 years, says study

THE floods which hit Northern England in 2009 and in 2015 were the largest for 600 years, according to a new study involving Bassenthwaite Lake.

The research, published in a journal entitled 'Earth Surface Processes and Landforms', highlights the impact of climate change.

Richard Chiverrell, a professor in physical geography at the University of Liverpool, said: "This research study places the extreme flooding events of the last 20 years in a far longer context,...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-05-22 13:41
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