These are the 14 areas of Portsmouth most prone to flooding

Here are the 14 areas of Portsmouth which have been identified as most at risk of surface water flooding.

Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 12:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 1:36 pm
Picture: Shaun Roster

The at-risk areas have been named by Portsmouth City Council, and their selection is based on the number of flooding incidents recorded there, and how many receptors - critical infrastructure such as ambulance stations, police stations or electrical sub-stations - there are in the area.

Area: 1.52km2. Number of flooding incidents: 17. Number of receptors: 47. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124322003
Area: 1.65km2. Number of flooding incidents: 0. Number of receptors: 2. Area susceptible to groundwater: No. PPP-191202-124451003

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Area: 0.39km2. Number of flooding incidents: 1. Number of receptors: 6. Area susceptible to groundwater: No. PPP-191202-124505003
Area: 0.5km2. Number of flooding incidents: 1. Number of receptors: 10. Area susceptible to groundwater: No. PPP-191202-124516003
Area: 0.12km2. Number of flooding incidents: 7. Number of receptors: 5. Area susceptible to groundwater: No. PPP-191202-124529003
Area: 0.12km2. Number of flooding incidents: 6. Number of receptors: 2. Area susceptible to groundwater: No. PPP-191202-124541003
Area: 0.16km2. Number of flooding incidents: 1. Number of receptors: 7. Area susceptible to groundwater: No. PPP-191202-124553003
Area: 1.05km2. Number of flooding incidents: 2. Number of receptors: 4. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124603003
Area: 0.87km2. Number of flooding incidents: 11. Number of receptors: 3. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124613003
Area: 0.16km2. Number of flooding incidents: 17. Number of receptors: 9. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124624003
Area: 0.01km2. Number of flooding incidents: 1. Number of receptors: 2. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124634003
Area: 0.02km2. Number of flooding incidents: 6. Number of receptors: 2. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124644003
Area: 0.04km2. Number of flooding incidents: 4. Number of receptors: 0. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124654003
Area: 0.18km2. Number of flooding incidents: 204. Number of receptors: 7. Area susceptible to groundwater: Yes. PPP-191202-124704003