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Dozens rescued after Welsh flooding

Saturday, June 09, 2012 - 00:58

June 9 - Dozens of people are rescued from homes and caravans on Saturday morning after serious floods hit west Wales. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Western Wales was hit by heavy floods on Saturday and dozens of people had to be rescued from homes and caravans trapped in fast-flowing floodwater. More than 40 people had to be rescued from homes and caravans on Saturday morning after serious floods hit west Wales. Holidaymakers and residents were helped to safety in a large-scale rescue operation mounted by fire crews, coastguard lifeboats and military helicopters when water swept through caravan parks and villages near Aberystwyth. A Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said emergency services were called at around 3am and there was "a large amount of water and a heavy current running through the caravan park".

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Dozens rescued after Welsh flooding

Saturday, June 09, 2012 - 00:58