A Modern Flood

Flooding in the South Mall and Grand Parade as a result of a tidal surge on February 4th, 2014. Photograph: A. Beese.
Flooding in the South Mall and Grand Parade as a result of a tidal surge.                     February 4th, 2014.   Photographs: A. Beese.

Tidal surge on February 4th, 2014

  • Low Pressure  951 hPa
  • Wind  F8/9 SE backing E
  • High river discharge
  • Predicted HW  +1.4m OD
  • Observed HW  +2.8m OD estimated