Britain hit by floods, power cuts at Christmas (10)

Reuters 2013.12.25 16:09
LONDON LONDON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Britons will remain without electricity on Christmas Day after torrential rainfall flooded homes and hurricane-force winds battered the country. Two severe flood alerts are in force along with nearly 300 secondary warnings, largely across southern and central England, Britain's environment agency said on Wednesday. Around 50,000 homes are likely to remain without power throughout Christmas
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