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Floods bring chaos across the United Kingdom

United Kingdom
July 23, 2007

"I must emphasise that the situation we face remains unprecedented
Tim Brain, Chief Constable"


Some 350,000 homes in Gloucestershire will soon be without water because of flooding at a treatment works.

Tens of thousands of homes are without tap water and supplies in Gloucester, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury will run dry in hours, Severn Trent Water said.

About 600,000 people could lose electricity if flooding overwhelms defences around a key substation.


THE HAVOC CAUSED BY UNPRECEDENTED TORRENTIAL RAINS


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Do you have any pictures of flooding in your area? If so, you can send them to yourpics@bbc.co.uk

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