SZ0891 : Bournemouth: a canopy in the flooded Lower Gardens

taken 7 years ago, near to Bournemouth, Great Britain

Bournemouth: a canopy in the flooded Lower Gardens
Bournemouth: a canopy in the flooded Lower Gardens
This canopy has been used throughout the summer holidays by a children's activity base, with dance mats, juggling equipment and the like. Today, though, it is stood empty as the Gardens are closed due to flooding.

Torrential rain this morning brought much flooding to Bournemouth town centre and, unsurprisingly, most of it ended up in the gardens through which the Bourne Stream trickles (in its normal state) down to the Pier Approach.

The water had receded substantially by the time I went out with the camera - we can see the stream in the foreground, now only just in breach of its walled sides. At its height, there would have been no grass visible from this spot and, indeed, I would not have reached this spot without being seriously wet!
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 18 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0871 9103 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.1300N 1:52.6791W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0874 9107
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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