Construction of sandbag barrier
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Sandbag barrier to protect Welney from floods

A temporary barrier of one-tonne sandbags has been built to protect village in the Fens from flooding.

The Ouse Washes on the Cambridgeshire border with Norfolk are at a near record high so the barrier is likely to remain in place for several weeks until water levels recede.

  • 31 Dec 2012
  • From the section England