TA1926 : Furdales, Thorngumbald

taken 11 years ago, near to Thorngumbald, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Furdales, Thorngumbald
Furdales, Thorngumbald
Fields by the overflowing Furdales Drain, near the Villa Lane junction on the A1033 between Hedon and Thorngumbald. The nearby Burstwick Drain and smaller drains such as Furdales have proved unable to cope with the huge volume of water being channelled south and west towards the River Humber after recent heavy rains. The drains overflowed onto the surrounding farmland creating a shallow lake with very few patches of dry land in between, stretching for almost three kilometres from the greenhouses near Hall Bridge in Burstwick to here on the A1033, which was closed for some time. When this photograph was taken the water in many places had already receded by a foot or more, thanks largely to a concerted effort by the fire brigade.
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Saturday, 30 June, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 197 269 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.5071N 0:11.1636W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 197 269
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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