Extreme weather in Benfleet

A summary of incidents first displayed at the Archive's annual show

By Mark Thres

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Photo:The Great Storm as depicted at the time and a portrait of Daniel Defoe

The Great Storm as depicted at the time and a portrait of Daniel Defoe

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This page was added by Mark Thres on 13/08/2017.
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I can remember 1987 as on my way to London I walked through St Marys Church footpath and the trees were badly damaged. When I got to London the trees around the Tower of London were the same but were also across the roads.

By Brian Bellamy
On 16/08/2017