United Kingdom: Residents rescued from homes as floods hit Cornwall

Guardian: Residents and motorists were rescued from flooded homes and stranded vehicles as heavy rain and strong winds caused chaos in Cornwall today. Police declared the flooding, which also led to road and school closures, a "major incident" and people were advised not to travel. An empty car was washed into the harbour in Portloe, south Cornwall, while a landslip at Lostwithiel, near Bodmin, blocked the main rail line in and out of the county. Derek Baynton, a Lostwithiel resident, said he feared......

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