Case Study of flooding in a rich part of the world:
Flooding in St Asaph, November 2012
The month of November has seen flooding in various
parts of the UK. The map below shows flood warnings
issued by the Environment Agency.
Some of the worst effected counties:
• Flooding video here
• The flooding was caused by heavy, prolonged
rainfall falling on saturated ground which
resulted in water levels in the River Elwy that
were higher than the flood defences were
able to cope with.
As we watch the next series of clips
add bullet points to your table
Flooding 2012 - St Asaph, Wales
– Early warnings in place. Video here
– Rain in the night. Video here
– River Elwy flooding flats? Video here
– Effects on the pub here
– Clean up operation begins here
– Prince Charles visits the area here
– Flood response here
Flooding November 2012 - St Asaph,
– Produce a 10 point
summary fact file on
the floods in St Asaph;
• 2 general flood
• 4 on Effects
• 4 on Responses
Remember to make
your points specific!
St Asaph Flood Fact File
1. The UK experienced
widespread flooding from
Exeter to North wales in
3. Families in St Asaph were
evacuated on the evening of
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