Floods, September 1913


16th September 1913:  67 mm of rain in 1 hour 30 minutes recorded on Newcastle Town Moor. Newspaper descriptions and photos of this event show similar pathways of flood flow and location of ponding in the city as in the 2012 floods.[1]

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068309:Newcastle flooded the Great North Road Unknown 1913

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068304: Floods, Jesmond Road, Sept 1913

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068306:Flooded Jesmond Unknown 1913

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068307:Floods The North Road Unknown 1913

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068302:Flooded Jesmond Road Unknown 1913

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030481:The flood at Walkergate Dickinson 1913

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030454:The flood at Walkergate Dickinson 1913

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068305:Floods in Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne,1913

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068308:Floods Denton Burn Unknown 1913

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068303:Flooded Great North Road Unknown 1913

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1913
- 16th September 1913: Floods in Newcastle.
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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