Londonderry Sentinel

63% of August rain fell in eight hours

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 23rd August 2017 

The scene in Claudy after after overnight weather caused major disruption.

Several people were forced to leave their homes after serious flooding in Londonderry and the north west on Tuesday night.
The fire service said they responded to about 60 incidents, with a number of people trapped in their cars due to high flood water.
At one point, three Coastguard helicopters were brought in - from Scotland, Wales and Sligo.

Photo by Matt Mackey / Press Eye.

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