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Thousands Without Power from Storm Desmond

Two lives have been claimed by Storm Desmond as 43,000 homes suffer from power cuts and 5,200 homes have been affected by flooding. The storm lashed parts of Northern Ireland, North Wales, Southern Scotland and Northwest England over the weekend. Record breaking rainfall in Cumbria prompted the county to declare a major incident. The majority of schools in Cumbria reopened ...

PM to provide resources to help those affected by Storm Desmond

As Storm Desmond wreaked havoc over the weekend, David Cameron has been urged from all corners of the House of Commons to act and fund the relief effort. The British Prime Minister is today set to chair a meeting of the government’s emergency Cobra committee to assess the impact of the floods and response times of emergency services. Storm Desmond ...

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