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2012 UK Floods

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A series of low pressure systems steered by the Jet stream and extra tropical cyclones brought the
wettest April in 100 years, and flooding across Britain and Ireland. 27th and 28th June and 7th July,
heavy rain events occurred from powerful thunderstorms that gathered strength as…

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Exeter ­ Devon



Flooding in Exeter was caused by the river Exe bursting its banks. The flooding caused disruptions to
trains between Exeter, Taunton and Bristol Meads. A woman died in Exeter hospital after a tree fell
on her in Western Way causing serious injuries. There had been about 60mm…

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