- The Boscastle flood was in august the 16th 2004 in a small town called Cornwall in England.
- It only took an hour for 89 mm of rain to fall.It flooded and washed cars. and buildings into the sea and putting people's lives in danger.
- £4.5 million has been spent on a flood defence scheme.
- They bought new drains to allow water to run into the lower section of the river quickly.
- Luckily nobody died but one person got injured
- The Boscastle flood was a flash flood which is a sudden local flood, typically due to heavy rain.
- It was one to two months worth of rain in two to three hours.
- The Boscastle was one of the most memorable floods.
This is a video to tell you more about the Boscastle flood.