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Torrential Rains and Floods Cause Misery

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Streets in Giffnock were badly affected by flash flooding
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TORRENTIAL rain lashed much of the UK yesterday leaving two people dead and dozens of homes flooded.
A full scale clean-up operation was under way in Fife after properties in Cupar and Freuchie were swamped with up to five feet of floodwater.
According to meteorologists, almost half a month's rainfall fell in one night. A total of 31mm of rain was recorded at RAF Leuchars through the night, compared with 13mm in Edinburgh and the Borders.

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Flooding has affected several areas in the west of Scotland after heavy rain fell across the area for a third day.

Two feet of water covered streets in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, while streets in Giffnock in Glasgow and Greenock in Invercylde, were also badly affected.

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CHINA - Severe rainstorms have caused flash floods and landslides that killed at least 28 people and left eight missing in southwest China.

Heavy monsoon rains in downtown Mumbai Wednesday caused collapse of two buildings and led to at least 10 death and 60 injuries.

Three persons were killed as a heavy downpour BROKE A 28 YEAR RAINFALL RECORD with 168 mm of rainfall in Lahore on Tuesday.

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