S1: Flooding | Fierce Earth

The team investigates what happens when water becomes our enemy. Mike heads to Southampton to learn all about the most important flood rescue vehicle - the hovercraft. Clare goes to Boscastle to meet the survivors of the UK worst ever flash flood. Zoe and Leo find out what it's like to be trapped in a car during a flash flood, and Leo takes on the power of fast flowing water. Meanwhile, Mike travels to Holland to learn all about how the Dutch engineers are taking on the threat of flooding - and winning.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 27'34''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Human and physical geography | Climate zones

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: CBBC
  • Programme: Fierce Earth
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: Flooding