Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: Coast

Somerset coast hit with “highest tide of the year”

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Coastal attractions on the Somerset coast were hit with strong tidal surges on 11 and 12 March, causing significant water damage and prompting 33 flood warnings, and 17 flood alerts.

Government report identifies long-term threats to seaside resorts

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Climate change has been identified as one of the biggest long-term threats to coastal communities in a report published by the Government Office of Science.   Scientists from Exeter University, who compiled the study, said climate change would “pose a significant threat” by 2080, with a sea level's rise of up to one metre, increasing winter storms, coastal flooding, rising temperatures,...

MPs call for sea haze investigation

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MPs are calling for an urgent investigation into the cause of a chemical haze that dwelled along a section of the south east coast over the bank holiday weekend as many seek reassurances over tourist’s continual seaside safety.   More than 150 people were treated for various ailments as a section of coastline near the resort town of Eastbourne was evacuated...

Seaside resorts Brits’ favourite destination this summer

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With summer now officially started there was good news for seaside resorts this week with confirmation they are the country’s favourite place to take a holiday. The British seaside is officially the UK’s most popular annual destination after a new survey found that over half of all adults plan to holiday there in 2017. According to the Travelodge annual holiday index,...