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Flooding in the UK

Thursday, 28 June 2007

Type of Event:
Flooding
Location of Event:
England and Wales
Date of Charter Activation:
28/06/2007 13:27 UTC
Charter Requestor:
Environment Agency of the UK
Project Management:

Description of the event

Heavy rains caused widespread flooding throughout England and Wales. Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the Midlands were particularly hard hit. About 3500 people were evacuated. The BBC reported four dead.  

Radarsat/UK-DMC images, flooding in York area

Source: Radarsat, UK-DMC
Acquired: 03/07/2007 (Radarsat), 14/03/2007 (UK-DMC) Flood extent in the area of York, derived from Radarsat data by DLR, overlaid on UK-DMC reference map.

Copyright: CSA 2007, DMCii 2007 Image processing, map created 07/07/2007 by Environment Agency of the UK. Higher resolution version

Radarsat/UK-DMC images, flooding in Doncaster area

Source: Radarsat, UK-DMC
Acquired: 03/07/2007 (Radarsat), 14/03/2007 (UK-DMC) Flood extent in the area of Docaster, derived from Radarsat data by DLR, overlaid on UK-DMC reference map.

Copyright: CSA 2007, DMCii 2007 Image processing, map created 07/07/2007 by Environment Agency of the UK. Higher resolution version