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UK: Dozens stranded inside shopping centre after floods hit Sheffield

United Kingdom, Sheffield
November 08, 2019 at 16:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of people in the South Yorkshire city of Sheffield spent the night inside the Meadowhall shopping centre on Thursday, after heavy rains flooded the streets.

Footage filmed on Friday shows River Don's swollen water levels and workers cleaning up the streets, with police cars stationed in the area.

Residents from across the region were evacuated and a woman's body was retrieved from flood water on Friday, with weather forecasts predicting the river would reach its highest level during the day.

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Dozens of people in the South Yorkshire city of Sheffield spent the night inside the Meadowhall shopping centre on Thursday, after heavy rains flooded the streets.

Footage filmed on Friday shows River Don's swollen water levels and workers cleaning up the streets, with police cars stationed in the area.

Residents from across the region were evacuated and a woman's body was retrieved from flood water on Friday, with weather forecasts predicting the river would reach its highest level during the day.

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