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Film Title: RAIN CAUSES WIDESPREAD FLOODS Play Clip: RAIN BRINGS WIDESPREAD FLOODS

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Card Title: RAIN BRINGS WIDESPREAD FLOODS
Location: Mid-West Country
Date: 16/02/1950
Length: 67 secs
Story Number: 53231
Description: Due to heavy rains in Somerset, the rivers Parret, Tone and Brue have spread over a vast acreage, further North, in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, the Severn has been running wild and big areas have been under water.
Shot List.: KS. Aerial of floods. Various aerial shots of flooded countryside, showing flooded farms etc. Over the Rivers Parret, Tone & Brue, in Somerset, in the Taunton area. Over Tewkesbury & Upton-on-Severn, more floods, in large areas. Aerials of surrounding countryside of Worcester, shows cricket ground like a lake, near the cathedral. Several aerials of flooded countryside.
Keywords: Disasters and Accidents - Floods, Towns and Cities, Geography - rivers
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