Rare footage of 1993 Great Orme floods shows streets turned into river rapids



Footage from 1993 shows flash flooding down the Great Orme as cars battle to drive up the road.
Heavy thunderstorms resulted in severe flooding in June 1993.
The rare film captures the chaos after six inches of rain fell in just a few hours.
Chris Roberts, 65, was born in Llandudno and filmed the footage from the Great Orme at the time.
He said: "My most lasting memory was how dark it went and wondering when or if it would ever stop raining."
Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes after streets were several feet underwater.
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11 January 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 39
Source: Daily Post
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