Hundreds flee flood waters sparked by torrential rain in the United KingdomRaw Story said:Hundreds of people had to flee their homes on Saturday after torrential rain triggered flooding in towns across Lancashire and West Yorkshire, and dangerously high waters even reached the cities of Manchester and Leeds.
They are saying this is the most severe flooding they have ever seen. Besides power outages there was a gas explosion. Sounds like emergency services were stretched to the limit.
I've seen severe flooding here before but nothing like this, I feel for anyone having to deal with it.