Antrim counts the cost after weekend floods

Thursday, 2 August 2018

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IT took just 30 minutes - but Antrim householders and businesses are still counting the cost this week after freak storm condition caused widespread flooding on Saturday.
With the damage expected to run into millions of pounds, questions are now being asked as to how such a financial disaster can be avoided in the future.
The drains could not cope with the almost Biblical downpour, with most transformed into fountains feeding the deluge that turned bone-dry gardens into water features and roads into rivers.
* See this week's Antrim Guardian for full reports and pictures.


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