Severe flooding hits the Isle of Man – BBC News

A major incident has been declared on the Isle of Man, after a river burst its banks trapping residents in their homes in the village of Laxey.

Heavy rain and flooding have also affected parts of the UK, with cars submerged in Leicestershire and landslides and falling trees blocking railway lines in Cumbria.

Dozens of flood warnings were issued and some areas in the Midlands, Wales and southern England were hit by a week’s rain in just an hour.


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