Flood measures in Winchester
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Winchester residents battle against rising flood water

Residents and businesses in Winchester are working to protect the city from further flooding after the River Itchen burst its banks.

Hampshire Fire Service has brought in two high volume pumps, including one sent over from the Isle of Wight, to help with the rescue process.

Other areas affected include Hambledon and Romsey, and Christchurch in Dorset.

Neil Odin, Assistant Chief Officer for Hampshire Fire and Rescue, told Robert Hall about the flood measures being put into place in Winchester.

  • 13 Feb 2014
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