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HESS | Articles | Volume 23, issue 7
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3117–3139, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3117-2019
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the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3117–3139, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-3117-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 23 Jul 2019

Research article | 23 Jul 2019

Assessing the characteristics and drivers of compound flooding events around the UK coast

Alistair Hendry et al.
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Flooding can arise from multiple sources, including waves, extreme sea levels, rivers, and severe rainfall. When two or more sources combine, the consequences can be greatly multiplied. We find the potential for the joint occurrence of extreme sea levels and river discharge to be greater on the western coast of the UK compared to the eastern coast. This is due to the weather conditions generating each flood source around the UK. These results will help increase our flood forecasting ability.
Flooding can arise from multiple sources, including waves, extreme sea levels, rivers, and...
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