Images and article from Daily Mail
This terrifying sight brings home the full horror of the floods that have hit areas of Britain after a mighty deluge brought a month’s rainfall in just 24 hours – and led forecasters to declare it the worst storm to hit Britain in 30 years.
A block of flats is precariously perched on stilts on an estate in Newburn, Newcastle, its foundations washed away by the waterfall which formed after the road outside turned into a river.
The torrential downpours have caused more than 300 homes to flood across the country since Sunday, including in Morpeth, Durham, Chester-le-Street and Stockton on Tees, but are expected to ease off throughout today.
However, there are still 75 flood warnings and 123 flood alerts which remain in place, the Environment Agency said.
The Met Office said an area of low pressure measuring 973 millibars had been recorded near the coast of the north east of England making the bad weather the most intense September storm for 30 years.
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DMR Inventory Services added to the Cox and Company Toolbox
DMR Inventory Services, members of the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks, have joined the Cox and Company team of professionals to produce completely impartial inventories to compliment our Manage My, Let My and Landlord Resources packages.
Following feedback from tenants and landlords, Cox and Company have introduced an exciting new service to the Manage My package that has proved popular with our clients.
A completely new introduction to the Manage My package is the appointment of DMR to accompany tenants on a Check-In, giving tenants an opportunity to take an active part in the Inventory process. Feedback from tenants that have benefitted from this service so far has been very positive.
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An illegal gas engineer has been fined thousands of pounds for risking an explosion at a Cheltenham home.
Christopher Clark pleaded guilty before magistrates to breaking two safety laws when carrying out shoddy work at Upper Norwood Street.
The Withybridge Gardens resident did not install a central heating system properly when he was at the home between December 1, 2010 and February 28, 2011.
He falsely claimed that he was a registered installer.
Read the full story from the Gloucestershire Echo in February by following the link below:
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