J3979 : Railway bridge flood, Holywood (2)

taken 8 years ago, near to Cultra and Holywood, Northern Ireland

Railway bridge flood, Holywood (2)
Railway bridge flood, Holywood (2)
14.24 – The Esplanade closed at the bypass end.
High tide and flood alert, Holywood (6 January 2014)

Some photographs taken at The Esplanade, Holywood, in the period before high water (14.58), Belfast Lough. This was the fourth successive exceptionally high tide since 3 January where flooding had been predicted. In the event, although there been flooding on previous days, today’s slightly lower tide, which was not backed by a strong wind, did not affect neighbouring houses.

Railway bridge, Holywood

An underbridge, on the Belfast – Bangor railway, across the Esplanade/Shore Road, near the bypass (Marine Parade/Bangor Road).

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Date Taken
Monday, 6 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 January, 2014
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways  Air, Sky, Weather 
Place (from Tags)
Holywood 
Railway (from Tags)
Northern Ireland Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 397 793 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.5716N 5:50.1999W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 397 792
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Flood Warning  Flooding Alert  Flood  Road  Road Closed  Railway Bridge  Translink  Vehicle 

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