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The Lynmouth Flood

Flood Devastates Devon Village Friday 15th August 1952 Lynmouth is surrounded by stunning natural beauty but in 1952 it also experienced the awesome destructive power of nature. On August 15th there had been 12 days of above average rainfall when a thunderstorm dropped a further 9 inches (230mm) of rain in just over 24 hours.…