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Old 08-11-2019, 03:10 PM   #1
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Default UK Floods : woman's body pulled from water in Derbyshire

https://www.theguardian.com/environm...flood-warnings



https://news.sky.com/story/uk-weathe...oding-11857056


So much rain in just one day
sad death reported


[A car remains stranded in a flooded street in central Rotherham]
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Old 08-11-2019, 03:11 PM   #2
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Yes poor woman, what a way to die
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Far too young to die.
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Old 08-11-2019, 06:52 PM   #5
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[Homes are submerged by rising flood water
on Yarborough Terrace in Doncaster today
as people had to be evacuated]


Sandbags arrive
but it is to late for many homes , sadly.
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:08 AM   #7
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Really awful. Poor woman.

Seemed to come out of nowhere too as far as I can see, like we were forecast rain but I didn't see any warnings or anything? Next thing I know everywhere's flooded here too and people can't get to work/kids can't get to school because the school bus can't reach them through the water! Crazy.

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Crazy to think something like that can happen on a normal street in the UK in 2019. So tragic.
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...very, very sad...when we do have severe weather/potential loss of life warnings, we could never fully take on board that we could lose a loved one../..family member ......just awful for those who found her as well...


...a huge shout out to the Emergency Service teams who have successfully rescued so many people trapped in buildings and cars etc..an amazing job.....
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Crazy to think something like that can happen on a normal street in the UK in 2019. So tragic.


Thatís what I was thinking.. . was she taken by complete surprise or something .. .. Iím always surprised by stories like this . Youíd presume youíd have chance to avoid things somehow


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Really awful. Poor woman.

Seemed to come out of nowhere too as far as I can see, like we were forecast rain but I didn't see any warnings or anything? Next thing I know everywhere's flooded here too and people can't get to work/kids can't get to school because the school bus can't reach them through the water! Crazy.
Incorrect. It was well forecast and warned.
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Incorrect. It was well forecast and warned.

Yes not everyone checks forecasts, sadly
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Tragic, will have to dredge our waterways and rethink flood defences...and stop building on flood plains
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A woman who died after being caught in floodwater has been named as Annie Hall, a former High Sheriff of Derbyshire.

She was swept away by the River Derwent in Darley Dale, near Matlock.

Emergency services were called in the early hours of Friday, and her body was found further downstream a short time later.
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GMBHD itv reported
Live in Fishlake
The Council have said everyone must leave.

But with reports of Looters
arriving in boats some residents are staying put.

BBC1AM also reported Live there,
but only to a Council bloke
who would no say sorry for not updating residents.

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Maybe "Fishlake" was the clue the developers should have heeded when building houses?
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Maybe "Fishlake" was the clue the developers should have heeded when building houses?

The Farmers near it say
there are OK as hey dug out
gully's that take the water away.


Someones home was burgled
so that has made loads stay in their homes , it appears
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Areas in that region recorded 100mm in a day which is a lot

a very wet day in the UK would typically give 25mm


However Prades, Baix Camp, Spain recorded 287.4mm of rain in 24 hours on 23 October!

But rainfall totals are relative to your topography and catchment

The current world record for 24-hour rainfall came from Tropical Storm Denise in the Indian Ocean and lashed the island of La Reunion with an almost unbelievable 1796mm in 1966.
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15-25 mm of rainfall is possible by the end of Thursday for Doncaster
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Yes not looking good on Weds
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