Category: UK Floods

Sharing learning to better understand our planet at the EGU General Assembly

Hydro-GIS are delighted to be attending this year’s EGU General Assembly in Vienna, Austria. Bringing together geoscientists from all over the world, the EGU General Assembly covers all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences, and provides a forum where scientists can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields…
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Documenting Flooding to Shape Urban Development

8th January 2024 Oxfordshire, like many areas of the UK, has started 2024 with severe flooding, causing distress and disruptions in various communities. Following a prolonged spell of wet weather and intense rainfall, on Monday 8 January, 149 flood warnings and 149 flood alerts were in place across the UK from the Environment Agency, and…
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Sharing learning to care for our water at AGC NZHS Conference 2023

Hydro-GIS are delighted to be joining the Australasian Groundwater / New Zealand Hydrological Society Joint Conference this week in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference theme this year is “Manaaki Wai (caring for our water): learning from the past, adapting for the future”. It captures the idea that water is a living entity, with its own…
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UK Faces Another Round of Heavy Rain and Stormy Weather

31st October 2023 Just two weeks after the devastating flooding caused by Storm Babet, the UK is once again on high alert as Storm Ciaran makes its way towards southern regions. The Met Office has issued weather warnings for heavy rain and strong winds on Wednesday and Thursday, emphasising the need to remain vigilant and…
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Rare Red Warning as Storm Babet Approaches

18th October 2023 The UK Met Office has issued a red warning for rainfall in Eastern Scotland for Thursday evening into Friday afternoon. The rainfall is associated with Storm Babet which has formed over the Bay of Biscay and is currently moving northwards over southern Britain. Due to a blocking anticyclone over Scandinavia, the Met…
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25 years ago, the Easter floods of 1998 caused devastation in the Midlands

In April 1998, floods devastated the midlands which instigated a change in UK flood management