TG5017 : Storm surge damage, Hemsby

taken 9 years ago, near to Newport, Norfolk, Great Britain

Storm surge damage, Hemsby
Storm surge damage, Hemsby
On 5 December 2013, seven homes were washed into the sea by a storm surge said to have been the worst for 60 years, at the Marrams in the village of Hemsby. The homes stood on 9 metres (30 ft) high cliffs above the beach. Whereas three of the properties tumbled onto the beach four more were seriously undermined. More than 65 chalets have already been lost, with around 150 metres of dune lost in the last 20 years.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 5077 1713 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.6240N 1:42.5771E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 5084 1709
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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