Severe flooding and landslides caused by heavy rain in the UK, paralyzed rail link between Scotland and England, said on Thursday agentstvoAssoshieyted Press with reference to the railway management company Network Rail (NR).
To date, the incessant rains led to flooding of vast areas in the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. British Agency for the Environment on Thursday released 12 more warnings about the possibility of severe flooding and 62 warnings less dangerous floods across the UK.
As representatives of the NR, landslides caused by flooding caused damage to railway lines in London — London, Glasgow and Edinburgh — linking England and Scotland. In the main city of Northern Ireland — Belfast — left without electricity more than a thousand homes.
In addition, there are reports of the first victims of the disaster. According to the Associated Press, not far from the small town of Ludlow in Shropshire in the west of England in the flood waters drowned 60-year-old man.