Flood defences sent to Shoreham Airport

Shoreham Airport in West Sussex has been partly flooded, but the Environment Agency is sending a temporary flood barrier to protect it from today's high tide:

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Airport open to departing aircraft only. Some areas of the airport site still affected by floodwater but main runway is open. #flood

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Temporary barrier loaded and on it's way to #Shoreham airport to shore up defences ahead of high tide #floodaware http://t.co/L019MuL5j0

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