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Woman dies in swollen river as floodwater breaches banks and defences

Woman dies in swollen river as floodwater breaches banks and defences

A woman died after being swept away in floodwater as parts of northern England and the Midlands were battered by a month's worth of rain in 24 hours causing water to breach banks and swept over defences. The death in the River Derwent at Rowsley, near Matlock in Derbyshire, came as the Environment Agency warned people to stay away from swollen rivers,

Is Meadowhall shopping centre open today after the floods in Sheffield?

Is Meadowhall shopping centre open today after the floods in Sheffield?

DOZENS of Christmas shoppers were trapped in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre after floods – but is it open today? The River Don burst its banks as torrential rain battered Sheffield, leaving roads closed and more than 100 flood warnings. The River Don burst its banks as torrential rain battered Sheffield Alamy Christmas shoppers bought Primark

Woman dies as downpours bring floods across central and northern England

Woman dies as downpours bring floods across central and northern England

LONDON (Reuters) - A woman was found dead in flood water on Friday after severe storms brought a month’s rainfall in less than 24 hours to parts of central and northern England. Police said the woman’s body had been found near a stretch of the River Derwent near the town of Darley Dale in Derbyshire. “The woman was reported as having been swept away

Riverside Wall in Sheffield Flattened by Raging Floodwater

Riverside Wall in Sheffield Flattened by Raging Floodwater

Heavy rain brought severe flooding to parts of northern England on November 7 and 8, with local media reporting of home evacuations and transport chaos. This video taken on Friday morning shows the damage done to a wall along the River Don in Sheffield. A video by the same person the day before showed water flowing rapidly along the river and pushing

Residents told to leave homes as northern England floods

Residents told to leave homes as northern England floods

Britain issued more than 100 flood warnings on Friday, with residents in parts of northern England advised to evacuate their homes amid concern that lives were in danger, after deluges brought a month's rainfall in less than 24 hours. Dozens were trapped in a shopping centre in the city of Sheffield overnight after becoming stranded and about 100 others

Evacuations as floods hit northern England

Evacuations as floods hit northern England

Dozens were trapped in a shopping centre in the city of Sheffield overnight after becoming stranded and about 100 others were rescued from another mall nearby by firefighters in inflatable dinghies. The greatest concern was for homes in five areas around the River Don near the town of Doncaster where the authorities said persistent rain had caused

Flood warnings and road closures – how to check if your area is affected

Flood warnings and road closures – how to check if your area is affected

BRITAIN has been hit by a series of massive floods – as environment chiefs warn of a ‘danger to life’. But how do check which areas are affected, or find out which local roads are closed? Here’s our lowdown… Gez Robinson/Kennedy News UK flooding news: Brave drivers were spotted risking their vehicles this morning as the South Yorkshire area was battered

Residents told to leave homes as downpours bring floods across northern England

Residents told to leave homes as downpours bring floods across northern England

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain issued more than 100 flood warnings on Friday, with residents in parts of northern England advised to evacuate their homes amid concern that lives were in danger, after deluges brought a month’s rainfall in less than 24 hours. Dozens were trapped in a shopping center in the city of Sheffield overnight after becoming stranded