Flooding in Todmorden
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Todmorden flash floods amid torrential rain

Several properties in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, have been hit by flash floods.

A flood alert for the River Calder and its tributaries from Todmorden to Brighouse was issued by the Environment Agency at about 17:45 BST.

River levels had risen rapidly during what residents described as a "torrential" downpour, the Environment Agency said.

The fire brigade received calls from at least 19 flooded properties.

This footage was sent in by BBC News Online reader Jamie Stuttard.

  • 29 Jul 2013