Christchurch Harbour UK Coastal Flooding

Plymouth Brethren Rapid Relief Team

RRT arrival at Bronze Command

Following a long period of low pressure, the Environment Agency issued their flood risk forecast at 0955 14th February – Dorset Coastline – HIGH RISK, due to a combination of large waves, high tides and gale force on-shore winds. At 1630 it was declared a major incident

1730 Dorset County Council released a statement – Severe flood warning at Christchurch Harbour during the storm with 70-80mph winds, expected at Mudeford, Stanpit and Wick with high tide waters between 1900 hours and 0300 hours (15th February)

Around 2100 hours Christchurch Quay was wholly submerged, floodwater was flowing along a number of streets in the Town Centre backing on the QuayBournemouth RRT received a call for assistance from The DCC Civil Contingency Emergency Planning Team at 1850 hours, mobilisation commenced.

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10 thoughts on “Christchurch Harbour UK Coastal Flooding”

  1. poodle says:

    Bournemouth rocks!

  2. Bob says:

    Pretty Awesome!!

  3. Gerhardt says:

    Very Good sounds very good what RRT are doing!
    Wonder if RRT comes to Germany

  4. sumting says:

    Awesome job guys, appreciate your commitment to helping the public.

  5. m00 says:

    fabulous!

  6. ;-) says:

    hmmm – reminds me of GCSE Geography case studies!
    Awesome work :)

    1. Scout says:

      Don’t mention anyfing about skool plz!! we;re on hols!!

  7. Granny says:

    Great sacrifice on a Friday night after a long day at work.
    What’s in that trailer, by the way?

  8. Tom says:

    Great work Bournemouth RRT – we appreciate all the time and effort you put in supporting the emergency services.

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