J3979 : Flooded path, Holywood (2)

taken 10 years ago, near to Holywood, Co Down, Northern Ireland

Flooded path, Holywood (2)
Flooded path, Holywood (2)
14.36 - this part of the North Down coastal path has holes in the seawall to allow surplus rainwater to drain into Belfast Lough. Today, with the tide exceptionally high, the seawater was coming in to flood the path.
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.

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J3979, 343 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Monday, 6 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Thursday, 9 January, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Paths  Air, Sky, Weather 
Place (from Tags)
Holywood  Belfast Lough 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 392 791 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.4609N 5:50.6427W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 392 791
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Flood Warning  Flooding Alert  Flood  Path  North Down Coastal Path  Drain 

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