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Flashcards in Somerset flood Deck (4)
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1

case study

sommerset 2014

2

physical causes

high wind levels (6.10km)
12 major storms
most rainfall

3

human causes

-deepening river channel increases capacity but only for a while
-levees can make problem worse by raising river bed further

4

Somerset

Small village
Low lying
(Below 8m above sea level)