Reigate Surrey storm and floods Dec 23-24 2013

December 24, 2013 — Leave a comment

Quick interim storm summary graph with data from our Reigate weather station. Analysis and links to follow.  Below is a medley of images… analysis to be continued after festive season!  Meanwhile… hope you survived unscathed and Happy Christmas!

70mm total rainfall (manual rain gauge reading) now confirmed for Reigate during the storm 24hrs.

which was bigger, StJude or Caspar? (our name, not Dirk!) Caspar of course! Caspar goes on to Scotland today… 24 Dec

24-12-2013 05-07-51

24-12-2013 14-36-26

Dramatic VIIRS sat pic from 24 Dec midday: note boiling clouds along Atlantic front

http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/fallen-trees-floods-power-cuts-6444107

http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/floods/riverlevels/136484.aspx?stationId=7262

River Mole 3.45m above normal level: severe EA flood alert issued: the only one in the UK at the time.

Flanchford Bridge wall collapse

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