Saturday, 14 January 2017

"Tsunami-Like" water surge and flooding in Britain

Fairly sensationalist reporting, I grant you,but being the midde of the night we may need some hours before this is confirmed by "reliable" media. The Guardian is so busy fomenting war that this is not in the headlines although the normaly climate change-denying Telegraph has this.



Storm Surge Creates Sudden "Tsunami-Like" Water Surge -- Flooding Northeast England; 1 Town under 6 feet of water in minutes



https://www.superstation95.com/index.php/world/2932
A sudden "surge" of water is engulfing parts of north east England right now.  Emergency calls started coming in around 1:00 PM eastern U.S. time today, reporting Walls of water" inundating entire towns!  Here are the emergency reports - unfiltered:

NORTH EAST NOW BEING OVERWHELMED WITH FLOOD WATERS IN THE LAST FEW MINUTES - SURGE IS MOVING SOUTH

FLOOD WATERS OVERWHELMED THE TOWN OF HORNSEA A FEW MINUTES AGO - COASTGUARD REPORTING MANY HOUSES UNDER MORE THAN 6 FEET OF WATER

WATER RUNNING DOWN THE MAIN STREET OF TOWN OF WITHERNSEA, YORKSHIRE - MAJOR EVACUATION IN PROGRESS

CITY OF HULL MARINA NOW FLOODING WITH THE RIVER HULL FLOODING IN TO THE STREETS

UPDATE 1:20 PM EST --

YORKSHIRE, LINCOLNSHIRE, NORFOLK, TYNE AND WEAR, ESSEX, SUFFOLK AND OTHER REGIONS ENACTING EMERGENCY PROTOCOLS
Based on the report immediately above, it now appears that massive areas of England are succumbing to sudden, Tsunami-like flooding in the areas shown on the map below!

 UPDATE 1:30 PM EST --

Video below shows how the sudden flooding began - with wild surf coming-in off the ocean



SIGNIFICANT FLOODING NOW REPORTED IN WHITBY, YORKSHIRE


 UPDATE 1:35 PM EST --

17 Severe Flood Warnings
91 Flood Warnings
72 Flood Alerts

Link to England Flood Emergency Warning System HERE


UPDATE 1:41 PM EST --

SKEGNESS BEING WARNED OF IMMINENT FLOODING


Thousands of people living along the east coast of England have been told to leave their homes due to coming severe flooding, while others in towns such as Whitby are already seeing floods.
The Environment Agency has warned of "dangerous waves carrying rocks and a coastal surge" and said the Army is on standby to assist.
More than 4,500 residents in Jaywick, Essex, were told to leave their homes due to a "high risk" properties "could be flooded by sea water up to a depth of three meters" (9 feet).

UPDATE 2:57 PM EST --


WATER RISING HEAVILY IN GRIMSBY - SANDBAG TEAMS NOW ON BOTH SIDES OF THE HUMBER

Elderly Woman and Children Rescued from Car



An elderly woman and two children have been rescued from a car floating on Hornsea sea frontCredit: Timothy Sykes

An elderly woman and two children have been rescued from a car floating on Hornsea sea front.
Members of Hornsea Rescue attended the scene as the tidal surge hit this evening.
All the people who were in the car are now safe.




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