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Flood victims

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A woman stoops and looks out at the water flowing through the nearby gully.

Ginger Hall - St. Thomas

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"Some causes of flooding: This drain at Ginger Hall near Bath, being too small to take the volume of water, was previously not cleared until it rained was the cause of flooding of several homes in the Ginger Hall area of St. Thomas in the current…

No. 1A Waltham Terrace

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"This gully collapsed causing a landslide. The building at right is a welding plant at 1a Waltham Terrace which ravaged by the rains."

Car in gully on Mannings Hill Road

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"Well...at least one motorist seems to have got around current water restrictions against washing cars. And he's plunged into the idea on all fours, so to speak - (four wheels, that is).
It's rather like going to sea on a good thing. And the sea is…

Seivwright Garden, Waltham Park Rd.

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"Washed away - The retaining wall of this gully near to Seivwright Gardens on the Waltham Park Road was washed away along with a number of items by the flood rains."

McGregor Gully on Windward Road

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"A washed out section of the McGregor Gully on Windward Road where the Pentecostal Church was damaged in islandwide rain Wednesday night. Prime Minister Manley [right] looks at the damage."

McGregor Gully

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"The McGregor Gully in spate yesterday. Left of picture shows where a section of the retaining wall was washed away."