• Short Summary

    DAYS OF HEAVY RAINS CAUSED SEVERE FLOODING TO MANY PARTS OF THE NORTH TRONDELAG REGION OF NORWAY ON NOVEMBER 22 BRINGING SCENES OF DAMAGE AND DESOLATION SIMILAR TO THE FLOOD-HIT AREAS OF KENYA IN EAST AFRICA AND SYDNEY IN AUSTRALIA.

  • Description

    DAYS OF HEAVY RAINS CAUSED SEVERE FLOODING TO MANY PARTS OF THE NORTH TRONDELAG REGION OF NORWAY ON NOVEMBER 22 BRINGING SCENES OF DAMAGE AND DESOLATION SIMILAR TO THE FLOOD-HIT AREAS OF KENYA IN EAST AFRICA AND SYDNEY IN AUSTRALIA.

    RIVERS BROKE THEIR BANKS SPILLING FLOOD WATER ONTO FARM LANDS, SUBMERGING HOUSES, STOPPING CARS, WASHING AWAY ROADS AND RAILWAY LINES. A NUMBER OF DISTRICTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CUT OFF FOR SEVERAL DAYS UNTIL THE LEVEL OF THE SWOLLEN RIVERS DROP. BECAUSE OF AMPLE WARNING FROM THE UNCEASING RAINFALL, HOUSEHOLDS MANAGED TO ESCAPE THE RISING FLOOD WATER, BUT MUCH FURNITURE HAD TO BE SACRIFICED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1N52XJTRI83D7REOA832A4F91
    Media URN:
    VLVA1N52XJTRI83D7REOA832A4F91
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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