GALLERY: High tides cause flooding across the Observer area

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HIGH tides and gale force winds led to flooding in areas including Emsworth, Birdham, Bosham and Itchenor today (Friday, January 3).

Chichester Harbour Conservancy tweeted saying tide heights had reached 5.9 metres, combined with winds of up to force nine, in Itchenor.

Bath Road, Emsworth, picture courtesy of the Environment Agency

Bath Road, Emsworth, picture courtesy of the Environment Agency

The Environment Agency also tweeted saying it was carrying out emergency work to protect homes in Emsworth.

VIDEO: High tide at Selsey

VIDEO: Chichester pummelled by heavy wind and rain

 

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