East Coast flood alert!!

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  1. Urchin

    Urchin Well-Known Member

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/7085394.stm

    Severe flood warnings are in place on parts of the east coast of England, with the Environment Agency warning of "extreme danger to life and property".

    Prime Minister Gordon Brown was chairing an emergency Cobra meeting, as low pressure and strong winds combined to cause a North Sea tidal surge.
     
  2. Emma58

    Emma58 Well-Known Member

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    Here we go again :shock:

    Thanks Urchin
     
  3. Kimbo

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    oh yeah my mum was just telling me about that.
    apparently people have been told to stay awake :shock: :?
    scary stuff :hug:
     
  4. Tillytots

    Tillytots Well-Known Member

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    Im in Kent and weather is sounding bad - really windy & raining and lots of things are flying around in the garden - I can hear them now :shock:
     
  5. enn

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    thank god i live in the south west but poor u guys who live in the east.wefve had windy and pouring rain here tho.

    probably stuff from america with their hurricanes etc
     
  6. xrachx

    xrachx Well-Known Member

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    ohhhhh great! i will dig my wellies out then.
     
  7. Gem & Leland

    Gem & Leland Well-Known Member

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    i hope my nanna gonna be ok , she litterally lives walking distance from felixstowe beach , suffolks biggest port / area of sea ! mums in suffolk too :|
     
  8. Urchin

    Urchin Well-Known Member

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    Does she know the situation? It's all over the news but if she's not watching the news she won't know.

    They are evacuating some people.
     
  9. Gem & Leland

    Gem & Leland Well-Known Member

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    yeh and mum's on phone to nanna now , mum lives the otherside of the town , but nanna is right on the coast and her bedroom is in the basement :shock: i hope they go and stay at mum;s but i bet she wont
     
  10. Urchin

    Urchin Well-Known Member

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    I hope she'll move, especially if she sleeps in the basement...they are being very serious about the risk on the TV
     
  11. Manda&Thomas

    Manda&Thomas Well-Known Member

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    sorry im really thick
    will i be ok in portsmouth?
    im near the sea or is it not THAT sea
    manda xx
     
  12. faithsmummy

    faithsmummy Well-Known Member

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    Ooo Im really worried i cant sleep or anything im on the east coast litrally and im worried about my mum she out driving doing deliveries!!

    Do i need to worry or is it all clear now?? am i even in the right area? :(
     
  13. mrs_tommo22

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    Im shitting hot bricks this morning, were far in land but with this surge being so powerful were being warned it will hit us as were only 20 miles in land and my house is a matter of meters from the river.
     
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    just been reading about that it sounds really scary hope they manage to evacuate all who need it xxxxxxxx
     

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