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Flooding

Volume 700: debated on Monday 31 March 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many homes are at risk from (a) river and (b) coastal flooding in (1) Great Yarmouth, (2) Norfolk and (3) East Anglia. [HL2603]

The figures below have been taken from the Environment Agency's Flood Warnings Direct database and show the number of homes at risk from fluvial and tidal flooding in East Anglia.

Fluvial

Tidal

Great Yarmouth

0

8,956

Norfolk

17,612

30,770

Essex

9,049

49,002

Suffolk

7,122

9,610

Cambridgeshire

22,313

0

Total

56,096

89,382