5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

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5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by rjd1000 » Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:27 pm

Please add all reports, stats, photos etc here

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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by wmb » Sun Dec 06, 2015 2:16 pm

Some videos I uploaded onto youtube, which you should be bale to view.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxg-6Z ... IMvuTay_ww

I've quite a few photos, I've uploaded a lot to Facebook already, will try and upload them elsewhere as day goes on.

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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by Paul C » Sun Dec 06, 2015 4:26 pm

I have been away all weekend and therefore missed the action - will try and save some links and photos later.

Social Media is swamped with data.

From my point of view, river levels here look similar to 2005 ( Eden ), but Irthing looked fairly normal this afternoon.

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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by Paul C » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:48 pm

48 Hour UK Rainfall Total 0900 4th December – 0900 6th December

Shap 262.6
Keswick 178.4
Blencathra 174.8

Source Met Office Blog http://blog.metoffice.gov.uk/2015/12/06 ... m-desmond/

Previous Record Data is here - viewtopic.php?f=23&t=1129

Record to beat is 395.6mm 2 day figure


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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by Paul C » Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:57 pm

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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by Paul C » Sun Dec 06, 2015 8:07 pm

Photos - I am sure there will be thousands

Good Selection from around Carlisle here - https://flic.kr/s/aHskn7hHFr
Another good selection Carlisle - https://www.flickr.com/photos/48746351@ ... 1993695711
And another - https://www.flickr.com/groups/2868289@N25/

ImageApproaching Langwathby Bridge by John Shepley, on Flickr
ImageEden Floods. Langwathby Bridge. by John Shepley, on Flickr
ImageIMGP3186 by oricmuso, on Flickr
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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by wmb » Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:17 pm

24 hour Honister rainfall of 341.1 mm appears to have been confirmed by Met Office

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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by Carl M » Mon Dec 07, 2015 7:15 pm

wmb wrote:24 hour Honister rainfall of 341.1 mm appears to have been confirmed by Met Office
That's a third of my annual total!
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Re: 5th December 2015 Rainfall and Flooding

Post by Paul C » Mon Dec 07, 2015 8:40 pm

Update regards the record

Source Met Office

http://blog.metoffice.gov.uk/2015/12/07 ... m-desmond/

Honister
Wettest 24hr period on record.
1800 4/12/15 - 1800 5/12/15
341.4mm

Also
Wettest 48hr period 0900-0900hrs
Thirlmere 405mm
Recorded in 38hrs
(doesnt give a date)

I do know that a new gauge had been installed at Honister, hope it was working OK :D

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