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Heavy Rain: Transport Disruption In UK

Heavy Rain: Transport Disruption In UK

Transport, power supplies and schools are being disrupted for a second day after floods across parts of the UK.

The East Coast main line between Newcastle and Berwick-Upon-Tweed remains closed after landslides overnight, and delays continue between Newcastle and Carlisle.

Thousands of homes in northeast England were still without power after substations flooded.

The Midlands, Scotland and Northern Ireland were also deluged.

One man died after being swept away in a Shropshire stream on Thursday.

West Mercia Police said the man, whose body was discovered shortly before midday in the stream at Bitterley, near Ludlow, is believed to have been in his 60s.

Heavy Rain: Transport Disruption In UK
Heavy Rain: Transport Disruption In UK
Heavy Rain: Transport Disruption In UK

 

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