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Round-up of weekend storm incidents in Horsham district

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Several incidents were dealt with by firefighters across the Horsham district over the weekend due to the heavy rain and gusting wind.

A summary of the incidents:

On Saturday.

Flats at Mulberry Close, Horsham -

Floodwater coming from a leak in a first floor flat entering ground floor flat.

Juntion of A281 and Clarence Road, Horsham -

Around one metre of fencing blown on to footpath - fencing removed and remaining fencing resecured.

Outside a pub in High Street, Storrington -

Severe flooding outside building - one electric pump and 1 main pump used by firefighters - flood barriers adjacent to river cleared to allow water to flow clearly.

Potters Green, Cowfold -

Floodwater in road and threatening houses - water pumped using portable pump and submersible pump.

On Sunday.

House in Brighton Road, Woodmancote -

Driveway of house flooded and water entering basement - water pumped from driveway using main pump and submersible pump.

House in Heron Way, Horsham -

Flooding to house due to leaking roof - salvage carried out by firefighters using ladders and flood equipment.

Shaves Wood Lane, Albourne -

Total of nine trees resting on telephone cables - road closed by police.

House in High Street, Steyning -

Around eighteen inches of floodwater pumped from basement of house.

 

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