UK households without power after floodings

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Royal Lancaster infirmary running on generator after flooded substation cuts electricity to 55000 homes and businesses in north Lancashire.

Floodings hit tens of thousands of homes in the region of Lancaster in western England. Households don’t have electricity. 

According to the BBC, the majority of 55,000 homes in and around Lancaster are without power.

Hospitals in Lancaster and Carlisle have been switched to emergency Agge bones because local power plants also have been hit by the water. Last Saturday and Sunday, hundreds of homes in northern England and southern Scotland have 60 centimeters of water due to flooding after storms .

Estimated was that there fell more than 340 millimeters of rain in 24 hours in Lake District, just below the border between Scotland and England. Rivers have burst their banks. Certainly thousand Britons have been evacuated.

In the regions Lancashire and Cumbria, streets turned into waterways. The fire department had to use boats to rescue people from their homes.

In London, a 90-year-old man was killed. According to police, he was probably blown away by a gust of wind. In the west of the UK rail traffic disrupted by the floods. There is disruption to traffic on major roads, because the traffic lights aren’t working.

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