Almost 600 homes evacuated in flooded Lincolnshire town as more rain forecast

Hundreds of homes have been evacuated in a Lincolnshire town following severe flooding, as the local MP has said residents are “by no means out of the woods yet”.

Residents in at least 590 homes in Wainfleet and Thorpe Culvert have been told to leave as waters continued to surge on Saturday, with further heavy rain predicted.

The town first flooded on Wednesday after more than two months worth of rain fell in two days, causing the River Steeping to burst its...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-06-16 11:59
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