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Worst floods to hit Sowerby Bridge since 1968

The River Calder overflowing in Sowerby Bridge Credit: ITV News

According to residents, it is the first time flooding has spread throughout Sowerby Bridge town centre since 1968.

Here are videos of flooding throughout the town:

The strength of the river was that strong it washed away a local taxi rank into the River Calder:

The main road through Sowerby Bridge has been closed throughout the day.

Homes have been flooded and cars have been stranded as the River Calder burst its' banks:

Peter Williamson owns business at the side of the canal:

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