WEATHER UPDATE: Sussex flood defences hold firm

WEATHER UPDATE: Sussex flood defences hold firm

WEATHER UPDATE: Sussex flood defences hold firm

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Sussex flood defences held firm as this afternoon’s high tide came and went.

The Environment Agency issued more than 90 flood alerts across the South East with severe flooding anticipated in Shoreham, Littlehampton and Sidlesham.

However, despite the dire warnings there was little damage to property as flood defences held firm.

In Shoreham Chris Howitt’s preparations paid off with waters failing to reach the house.

The 67-year-old who lives on High Street, said: “We put out the sandbags and stacked the furniture. Fortunately the water didn’t quite reach.

“It was much worse in December. That was during the night and there was a fair bit of damage.”

Elsewhere the weather did cause significant disruption with Littlehampton Academy closed for the day, delays on the trains and waterlogged roads.

For the full report see tomorrow’s Argus.


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7:00pm Fri 3 Jan 14

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9:55pm Fri 3 Jan 14

csiiscool says...

DO YOU LISTEN TO THE POLICE, ENVIROMENT AGENCY & COAST GUARDS TO STAY AWAY FROM THE SEAFROUNT AND COASTLINE FOR YOU SAFETY AS THERE HIGH RISK YOU BE WASHED OUT IN THE SEA DUE TO HIGH TIDE + SEA SUGRE +THE STROM RESULTING RISK OF LIFE DUE TO DANDEROUS SEA, IF PEOPLE SEEING YOU DOING THIS SILLY THING, THEY COULD THINK THEY WILL BE SAFE RESULTING THEY COULD BE ONE OF THE UNLUCKY ONES AND GET BADLY HURT IE NEVER ABLE TO WALK AGAIN OR EVEN WORST KILLED. So what will you do if any of the PUBLIC OF ANY AGE (CHILDREN TO ADULT AGE) do this by copying YOU and get hurt or killed,it seem like you do not care about people that work for you or get news for as long you get the news for you paper
DO YOU LISTEN TO THE POLICE, ENVIROMENT AGENCY & COAST GUARDS TO STAY AWAY FROM THE SEAFROUNT AND COASTLINE FOR YOU SAFETY AS THERE HIGH RISK YOU BE WASHED OUT IN THE SEA DUE TO HIGH TIDE + SEA SUGRE +THE STROM RESULTING RISK OF LIFE DUE TO DANDEROUS SEA, IF PEOPLE SEEING YOU DOING THIS SILLY THING, THEY COULD THINK THEY WILL BE SAFE RESULTING THEY COULD BE ONE OF THE UNLUCKY ONES AND GET BADLY HURT IE NEVER ABLE TO WALK AGAIN OR EVEN WORST KILLED. So what will you do if any of the PUBLIC OF ANY AGE (CHILDREN TO ADULT AGE) do this by copying YOU and get hurt or killed,it seem like you do not care about people that work for you or get news for as long you get the news for you paper csiiscool
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