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8/22/2008

Flooding Chaos in Scotland

Scotland
Roads, businesses and shops in Dundee ground to a halt last night as what one senior firefighter described as THE WORST FLOODING HE HAD EVER SEEN hit the city. And rail services between the city and Aberdeen were suspended, causing chaos for commuters. Heavy rain led firstly to a landslip near Stonehaven but, as the successful operation to clear that was being completed, a stretch of track between Arbroath and Montrose was hit by flooding, leading to the closure of the line. A combination of torrential rain and a high tide caused drains in Dundee city centre to overflow.
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