Emergency services rescue more than 70 from floods overnight as Britain is battered by heavy rain, 8 inches of snow and 70mph wind



Britain is facing rush hour hell this morning after 70 people were rescued from their homes following major flooding overnight as heavy rain caused widespread travel disruption.
Evacuated residents had to spend the night in pubs, a castle moat flooded a town centre after bursting its banks and streets were turned into rivers, after nearly two inches of rain fell in 24 hours in parts of Lancashire.
More than 500 flood-related calls were made to authorities in the flood-hit county, who attended 100 incidents - rescuing 70 people, 20 horses, a cat and a dog. One resident said: 'It was bucket... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Travel, Views: 58
Source: Daily Mail
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