21 Feb 2022

Third major storm in a week brings widespread flooding

North of England Correspondent

The third major storm in a week has brought more widespread flooding and travel chaos to large swathes of the country – with Matlock in Derbyshire inundated after the River Derwent burst its banks, forcing a local hospital to close.

Train companies warned customers not to travel after rail lines were submerged and blocked by fallen trees – while roads were closed.