Severe floods in Southern England.
Kent & Sussex.
SV. Water just running under the arch of a bridge. SV. Sign almost covered by water, it refers to the Maidstone Victory angling club in Kent. SV. The swollen river, pan up to GV. SV. The sign which is now less visible showing that the water has risen. GV. Flooded road and field. SV. Boy paddling along street in canoe. GV. People walking along flooded street, CU. Sign 'Road Flooded'. GV. Man and woman walking along road with dog. SCU. The dog walking through the water.
GV. Flooded area at Lewes with the Massey Ferguson depot in the foreground. GV. One of the Massey Ferguson building surrounded by water. GV. Various tractors and other farm machinery standing in water the depot, & SV. SCU. Piece of machinery almost submerged. GV. Partly submerged cars which workers at the Ferguson factory had to leave because they could not move them in the hour in which the flood waters rose, & SV. GV. Flooded narrow street, & GV. SV. Men laying plank walk along the side of the flooded road. GV. Flooded street. SV. House surrounded by flood water, sign 'For Sale' is just visible above the water. GV. Lewes railway station which is flooded. SV. Water rushing off platform onto the track where water almost comes up to the level of the platform. CU. The signal. GV. The flooded station. GV. Elevated, the water between the platforms.
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