Wet weekend for rain-soaked UK

Britain is bracing itself for more flooding this weekend as forecasters predict further heavy downpours. The Environment Agency says nearly 300 properties have already flooded across the UK since Tuesday.

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North Wales Fire and Rescue urges people to call only 'if you believe lives are at risk'

North Wales Fire and Rescue has said it has received more than 250 calls related to flooding_ _and appealed for people to call only "if you believe lives are at risk and not just to properties being flooded when the householders are able to move upstairs or seek shelter with neighbours".

The weather and the devastation it has caused to homes, businesses and land has stoked up the famous spirit of British stoicism, as neighbours and friends rallied round to help those most in need.

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