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Lower Lock Gates

In Bude being repaired in February 1938 after storm damage.

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Floods in Vicarage Road 1990’s

Vicarage Road in the 1990’s, showing the effect of torrential rain on an area which does what it says on the tin – being a flood plain!

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Floods – Vicarage Road 1990’s

Another view of an impassable Vicarage Road during floods in the 1990’s

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Floods in Bude 1990’s

Cars up to their windows in floodwater and Central Methodist church turned into an island – some of the regular sights of Bude during torrential and prolonged rainfall.

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Floods in Bude 1990’s

An inundated Bude during one of the flooding events of the 1990’s. This kind of scene occurs about once every ten years on average, when a flood plain becomes a flooded plain.

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Floods in the 1990’s from Helebridge

Looking towards Bude in the 1990’s; hard to tell where the river course ends and the fields start.

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Waterspout 1935

A waterspout seen from Lansdown Road in August 1935. In the centre is Hawkings Shop, now Truscotts.

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Headland Pavilion storm damage 1935

Storm damage – the roof torn off the Headland Pavilion cafe in September 1935

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