19th February 2020

In_pictures In Pictures: Flooding from Storm Dennis

In_pictures In Pictures: Flooding from Storm Dennis

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Severe flood warnings remain in place in the wake of Storm Dennis, with more rain expected to fall later this week. Among the worst affected areas are South Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire.

in_pictures Mountain Rescue team members rescue Peter Morgan from his house which has been flooded in Monmouth.Image copyright
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Mountain Rescue team members rescue Peter Morgan from his flooded house in Monmouth.

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in_pictures In Ironbridge, flood barriers are erected on the banks of the River Severn.Image copyright
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In Ironbridge, flood barriers are erected on the banks of the River Severn to try to stem the rising waters.

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in_pictures Firefighters rescue staff and residents from a care home in the village of Whitchurch.Image copyright
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Firefighters rescue staff and residents from a care home in the village of Whitchurch on the banks of the River Wye.

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in_pictures A man carries a child through floodwater in the village of Whitchurch in HerefordshireImage copyright
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Others, such as this child in Whitchurch, are carried through the floodwater.

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in_pictures Flood water surrounds Upton upon Severn in WorcestershireImage copyright
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Flood water surrounds Upton upon Severn in Worcestershire after the River Severn burst its banks following Storm Dennis.

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in_pictures Flood water surrounds Upton upon Severn in WorcestershireImage copyright
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Homes and businesses in the town have been flooded.

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in_pictures A man walks on the Old Bridge in Hereford as the waters of the swollen River Wye fill the archesImage copyright
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A man walks on the Old Bridge in Hereford as the waters of the swollen River Wye fill the arches.

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in_pictures A boy cycles through flood water in Hereford.Image copyright
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A boy cycles through flood water in the streets of Hereford.

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in_pictures A resident is rescued from a home in a boat by the emergency services amid flooding in Hereford.Image copyright
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The emergency services in Hereford have used boats to evacuate residents from their properties.

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in_pictures A rainbow appears over flooded fields in the Wye Valley, near the hamlet of Wellesley.Image copyright
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A rainbow appears over flooded fields in the Wye Valley in Herefordshire, near the hamlet of Wellesley.

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in_pictures Two men view a flooded area of the sports pavilion at Monmouth School, Monmouth.Image copyright
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The sports pavilion at Monmouth School, in Monmouth, Wales was left surrounded by water.

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in_pictures A canoeist makes their way past a flooded supermarket in Monmouth.Image copyright
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A canoeist powers their way around the flooded car park of a supermarket in Monmouth.

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in_pictures Laura Court mops up the floor of a hair dressers in Nantgarw, Wales.Image copyright
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Laura Court mops up the floor of a hairdressers in Nantgarw in Wales.

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in_pictures Flood damage caused by Storm Dennis to the Bridge End Inn on Bridge Street, CrickhowellImage copyright
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Meanwhile, the cleanup continues in areas hit by flooding at the weekend. The Bridge End Inn in Crickhowell, Wales, was left damaged.

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