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Floods, June 1941


22nd June 1941: 50 mm rainfall occurred in 35 minutes and 95 mm in 85 minutes in Newcastle -  particularly effecting Denton Burn in west Newcastle.[1]

Floods 1941
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
023172:Flooded Chatsworth Gardens Westerhope Unknown 1941

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from http://www.birmingham.ac.uk...
Assessing risks of flash flooding using historical information – three examples from northeast England
- Presentation by David Archer, Geoff Parkin, Hayley Fowler - Newcastle University. "...Flash floods result from intense short duration rainfall, usually convective, that exceeds urban drainage capacity or rural infiltration capacity and ...

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Simon Cotterill
1941
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from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
23171a: Buxton Gardens, Westerhope, 1941

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