North of England floods: Homes being evacuated
26 December 2015
From the section England
Flood waters in Greater Manchester brought down part of an empty restaurant.
Flood-hit residents in northern England are being evacuated amid warnings of further heavy rain.
Severe flood warnings – denoting a risk to life – are in place for Lancashire and parts of West and North Yorkshire.
People in the villages of Ribchester and Whalley, Lancashire, have already been moved to an evacuation centre after overnight downpours.
The Met Office has issued red weather warnings for those areas affected, with more rain forecast in the evening.
In Yorkshire, residents of Nidderdale Lodge Park, …read more
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