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Rains cause massive flooding in Scotland

Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 - 00:48

Oct. 13 - Heavy rains behind major flooding across large swathes of Scotland. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Heavy rain and flooding hit large swathes of Scotland in the UK on Friday bursting riverbanks and turning roads into torrents. People were stranded in their homes as Britain's Met Office warned the region to brace for nearly a month's worth of rain - as much as 80 mm over 48 hours. Local media reported several people had been trapped in buildings and emergency services had rescued drivers stuck in cars in Fife and Tayside in the east of Scotland. Richard Brown, head of Hydrology for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency said conditions were expected to improve on Saturday.

Rains cause massive flooding in Scotland

Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 - 00:48

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