Clean-up begins in Birmingham after flash flooding

Clean-up begins in Birmingham after flash flooding
 

Residents have questioned why more wasn't done to protect their homes - after they were flooded for the third time in nine years.
Parts of Birmingham saw more than a month's rainfall in an hour on Sunday.
Houses in Selly Oak and Selly Park were flooded, with waist-high water reported in one street and cars submerged.
The Environment Agency, which confirmed a flood defence scheme for the area has been delayed, said surface water in the drains caused the problems.
A man in his 80s died in Walsall after his car was submerged in flood-waters as rain swept the West Midlands. Areas of... read more

 
29 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 46
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