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Great Britain
June, 2007

No Let Up as Rain Pummels the British Isles

Torrential rain caused severe flooding across many parts of Britain. Thousands of people were affected as homes, workplaces and schools were evacuated.
Trains were cancelled and motorists were stranded when railway lines and roads were submerged, causing rush-hour chaos.
The worst-affected areas were the Midlands, Yorkshire and Northern Ireland. The Environment Agency issued 42 flood warnings, including three severe ones — the most serious category, which indicates extreme danger to life and property — for Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. The Met Office said that the wet weather would continue into the beginning of next week,
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