SO8440 : New Street flooded

taken 12 years ago, near to Upton Upon Severn, Worcestershire, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title New Street flooded in this square
New Street flooded
New Street flooded
Heavy rain has swollen the River Severn and flooding has started on the most vulnerable roads around the riverside town of Upton-upon-Severn.
The new flood gates (50m behind the camera) have been closed for the first time.
SO8440 : Flood Gate operationally closed for the first time

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Geographical Context: Rivers, Streams, Drainage Roads, Road transport Water resources Flat landscapes other tags: Flooded Road Flood Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 29 April, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8488 4068 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.8571N 2:13.3181W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8493 4067
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Image classification(about): Geograph
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