Weather Hazards Angela liang

Weather Hazards are dangerous weather phenomena that threaten life and property. Within this topic, we discuss tornadoes, lightning, hail, flash flooding and downbursts.

List Of Weather Hazards

Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, Extreme Cold, Freezing Rain, Droughts, Forest Fires, Fog
Heavy Snow

2003 Heatwave

The U.K recorded it's highest ever temperature of 38.5 degree in Kent. Over 2000 people died due to the heat, railway tracks buckled and in places the roads melted.

2007 Floods

Several people died and many were left homeless by summyou er floods affecting Hull, Shefflied and Glouchestershire.

2008 Floods

Servere flooding occurred in south-west and north-east. England and Somerset, Worcestershire, Northumberland was badly hit.

2009 Heavy Snow

Parts of south-west and south-east England were affected by heavy snow with 20cm falling in the capital.

2009 Floods

The town of Cockermouth in Cumbria was devastated by floods. Record rainfall amount fell in November in the Lake District.

2010 Heavy Snow

Much of the U.K was hit by heavy snowfalls in December. Northern Ireland recorded a record low tempreture of -18.7 degrees.

2013/14 Floods

Servers flooding occurred across Southern England causing the River Thames to burst its banks and vast areas of the Somerset Levels to become inundated. It was England's wettest winter in 250 years.

2015/16 Floods

Servers storms and expectionally heavy rainfalls.


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