UK's Exceptional Weather
As the stormy weather continues, the National Climate Information Centre at the Met Office has looked at the historical records in an attempt to put the last 2 months into context. The Met Office News Blog has some interesting facts and figures for the weather seen nationally in the UK during December 2013 and January 2014.
Follow this link to find out more from the Met Office News Blog
Sea defences have been required in the Manhood Peninsula for many years. A great deal of work was needed following a particularly bad storm in December 1951 which wrecked houses along the Selsey sea front, and led to their subsequent demolition. Following is a gallery of images courtesy of Royal Haskoning, the Coastal Engineering Consultant for Chichester District, showing the coastline and sea defences evolve... Read More»
Selsey Coastal Trust is a working project, which is looking at how Selsey’s community can shape the long-term future of the town. During the initial phases of the project (Dec 2009 –April 2011), members of the Trust were able to test the feasibility of their ideas as part of the DEFRA funded Chichester Coastal Change Pathfinder project, hosted by Chichester... Read More»
Drainage and flood risk are increasing problems on the Manhood Peninsula which may worsen considerably with climate change. For local advice see the Chichester District Council web pages for Drainage - Help and Advice. The Manhood Peninsula Partnership (MPP) commissioned a drainage survey of the peninsula and is working closely with local parishes to improve drainage knowledge of the area and help local authorities... Read More»