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UK floods: The river once a few metres wide now spreads up to a mile

Some 500 soldiers have now been brought in to deal with "unprecedented" flooding in Yorkshire and Lancashire.

At one point a few miles downstream from York, in Cawood near Selby, the River Ouse has spread out of its channel and filled the entire flood plain.

Dan Johnson is at the scene.

  • 27 Dec 2015
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