Landslides triggered by Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis in the UK
On Sunday 9 February 2020, Storm Ciara hit the UK with very high winds and intense rainfall causing widespread disruption and flooding.21/02/2020 By BGS Press
On Sunday 9 February 2020, Storm Ciara hit the UK with very high winds and intense rainfall causing widespread disruption and flooding.
Regions particularly affected were southern and northern England, including the Pennines, and North Wales. Six landslides were reported to us as a result of Storm Ciara.
On Saturday 15 February, Storm Dennis impacted the UK with two days of widespread strong winds and particularly heavy rain. Areas most affected were catchments in South Wales and several areas of England. To date, 32 landslides have been reported to us as result of Storm Dennis.
Reports are coming in every few hours and we expect there to be further information in the coming days and weeks. For more information visit this section.
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Notes to Editors
Available for interview:
Ashley Patton (BGS landslides team, Wales)
Vannessa Banks (BGS landslides team, Keyworth)
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