Sadly this also occasionally means flooding for many parts of the country, a fact which I usually watched with some detachment from the other (safer) side of a news report. This year is different – I have bought a house quite near the river Avon, which makes the issue more immediate. I suppose I could campaign for flood defences, or petition my new local MP, but for now let’s stick to what I know: data and maths.
Jason took governmental data, 18GB of it, and filtered the interesting megabytes with a Python program.
The peaks from the storms were apparent.
Read more about how the data was plotted to determine additional characteristics in the blog post here.
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