London's River Thames Breaches Banks as Wave of Storms Pound Europe

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By:, 02/10/2014

Another intense Atlantic storm is impacting Europe, bringing strong winds and torrential rain for areas already reeling from months of exceptionally terrible weather. Now, a famed river is flowing over its banks. The River Thames has burst its banks after reaching its highest level in years, flooding riverside towns upstream of London, the Associated Press reported. Residents and British troops had piled up sandbags to protect properties from the latest bout of flooding, but the river overwhelmed their defenses Monday, leaving areas including the center of the village of Datchet underwater.


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