The boscastle flood of 2004 – a case study of cause, effect and response the boscastle flood of 2004 – a case study of cause, effect and response. In 2004 a catastrophic flood tore through the village of bocastle, destroying 5 buildings and damaging 47 others remarkably no life was lost. Floods devastate village on 16 august 2004, a devastating flood swept through the small cornish village of boscastle very heavy rain fell in storms close to the. A year after the devastating floods of 16 august 2004, the bbc news website revisited the cornish village of boscastle to find out how it is coping it appears a. Today marks the tenth anniversary of a devastating flash flood in the village of boscastle, cornwall.
On 16 august 2004, a devastating flood swept through the small cornish village of boscastle. Gcse geography case study revisiting the site of the major flood event that hit the cornish village of boscastle in 2004. And then in 2004, the small cornish village was challenged by nature as never before: • the boscastle floods occurred on august 16, 2004 • heavy rains dominated. A geography movie using windows movie maker l. Ten years on from devastation: how the pretty cornish village of boscastle was ravaged by floods in 2004 but has slowly recovered on august 16, 2004, the 'great flood.
When the cornish village of boscastle was devastated by flooding in 2004, few hoped to do any more than salvage the town today, it is flourishing, thanks to a new. Using the teachit geography template, this sorting exercise provides a framework for investigating cause of, effect of and response to the 2004 boscastle flood.
Media caption about 80 cars were washed through boscastle by the water boscastle flooding in numbers 2m tonnes (440m gallons) of rainwater flowed through boscastle. This lesson is based around the new aqa gcse specification this is a lesson in the unit titled river landscapes in the uk the main aim of this lesson is to cover.
The chief constable of devon and cornwall said today it was a miracle that no one appeared to have died yesterday in the flooded village of boscastle. Study guides get your head around tough topics at a-level with our teacher written guides learn more. View from boscastle harbour path leading to headland boscastle harbour view from the path leading to the harbour boscastle ( cornish : kastel boterel ) is a village.
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Prince charles has praised the astonishing resilience of the residents of boscastle, which has been devastated by flash floods viewing the clean-up of the cornish. Geography boscastle flood physical effects damage caused work since the flash flood 2004 2006 2005 2007 2008 many people lost their homes due to the flood in. In order to understand what caused the floods, we must first take a look at the geography of boscastle and the surrounding area boscastle is located in cornwall, an. Boscastle 16 august 2004 want music and videos with zero ads get youtube red. Flooding occurs when a river’s discharge exceeds its channel’s volume causing the river to overflow onto the area surrounding the channel known as the floodplain.
The boscastle flood of 2004 occurred on monday, 16 august 2004 in the two villages of boscastle and crackington haven in cornwall, england, united kingdom the. During the afternoon of the 16 august 2004 an area of low pressure to the southwest of the uk helped a line of showers to develop just to the east of boscastle. Flooding in boscastle on monday 16 august 2004, the village of boscastle in cornwall suffered one of the worst incidents of flooding in local memory. Media caption about 80 cars were washed through boscastle by the water boscastle flooding in numbers 2m tonnes (440m gallons) of rainwater flowed through. • around 1000 residents and visitors are believed to have been affected in this devastating eventthey witnessed the largest peacetime rescue in the history of. A clean-up operation was taking place in boscastle today as an £800,000 defence system was credited with saving the cornish village from a repeat of serious flood.