RSPCA rescue crews from Dorset were called out to rescue horses trapped in a flooded field at Christchurch. They worked for more than four hours to cut through fences - often in water that was coming up to their waists. Eventually all the animals were led to drier ground.
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Thursday afternoon's weather for the west of the region
Thursday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
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