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Flooding in York November 2000

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What were physical and what were human causes What specific information is useful on this diagram and notes. TASK: Colour code sheet – causes and effects

Why : 

Why Autumn 2000 was really wet It rained for ages then…. 250mm rain fell in a two week period between 26 Oct and 8 Nov Why will this lead to flooding? Use these terms Drainage basin Saturated Run off

Which direction was this camera pointing? : 

Which direction was this camera pointing?

More Reasons : 

More Reasons Its on a confluence Steep land in the drainage basin Removal of peat (which is great for soaking up water) Growth of city and towns Lots of tributaries Tasks: Title: What Causes York to Flood in 2000? Questions 1 – 6 on page 69

Effects of the York 2000 Floods : 

Effects of the York 2000 Floods

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Title: Effects of the Flood Page 70 and 71 of Horizons 1 Questions 1-3 Question 4 will be homework Qu 5-10

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