Boscastle (cornish: kastel boterel) is a village and fishing port on the north coast of cornwall, england, uk, in the civil parish of forrabury and minster (where the 2011 census population was included).
On 16 august 2004, a devastating flood swept through the small cornish village of boscastle floods devastate village very heavy rain fell in storms close to the village, causing two rivers to burst their banks. Facts about boscastle floods 3: the risk of having great flood the presence of great flood in boscastle is 1 of 400 floods per year the chance of having the three hours rainfall in heavy shower is 1 of 1300.
Floods devastate village on 16 august 2004, a devastating flood swept through the small cornish village of boscastle very heavy rain fell in storms close to the village, causing two rivers to burst their banks.
The boscastle flood of 2004 (cornish: an lanwes kastel boterel 2004) occurred on monday, 16 august 2004 in the two villages of boscastle and crackington haven in cornwall, england, united kingdom the villages suffered extensive damage after flash floods caused by an exceptional amount of rain that fell over eight hours that afternoon. • the boscastle floods occurred on august 16, 2004 • heavy rains dominated the region on this day, surprising residents and weather alike with a situation that progressed from bad to worse very quickly.
Media in category boscastle the following 200 files are in this category, out of 232 total (previous page) (. Boscastle is a small coastal settlement in the south west of england it flooded in august 2004, washing cars and buildings into the sea and putting peoples' lives in danger boscastle is at the. Boscastle is at the confluence (where tributaries meet) of three rivers - valency, jordan, and paradise a large quantity of water all arrived within a short space of time causing the rivers to overflow.
A ks3 lesson about the boscastle flood pupils gain information from newspaper article and should highlight causes, effects and responses pupils are then required to create a storyboard about the events of boscastle.