Sheffield flood Flashcards Preview

geog paper 2- uk physical > Sheffield flood > Flashcards

Flashcards in Sheffield flood Deck (11)
Loading flashcards...
1

case study

sheffield 2007

2

june 15

90mm of rain

3

june 25

100mm of rain

4

causes

1)prolonged rainfall
2)saturated soil
3)confluence of several rivers
4)steep slopes

5

how many people drowned

2

6

how many people had no power for 2 days

13000

7

how much did the football stadium flood by?

8m

8

what were the health risks

raw sewage

9

How many homes flooded

1200

10

Landscape causes

-steep hills
-3 rivers meet

11

Human causes

-impermeable surfaces
-blocked drains
-drains not big enough