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November 3, 2000 | Times Wire Services
Britain's worst floods in more than 50 years prompted thousands of people across the country to evacuate their homes Thursday as rain continued to fall and meteorologists warned that worse was yet to come. The Environment Agency, the government organization handling flood plans, said initial estimates suggested that about 3,000 properties had already been flooded. "There is no light at the end of the tunnel.
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November 3, 2000 | Times Wire Services
Britain's worst floods in more than 50 years prompted thousands of people across the country to evacuate their homes Thursday as rain continued to fall and meteorologists warned that worse was yet to come. The Environment Agency, the government organization handling flood plans, said initial estimates suggested that about 3,000 properties had already been flooded. "There is no light at the end of the tunnel.
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February 22, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Helicopters lifted 387 workers from a North Sea gas rig's floating housing unit after it was cut adrift because of fears that high seas would drive it into the rig. The unit, with 497 people aboard, was cut loose from the Amoco gas production rig Lomond, 120 miles east of Aberdeen, Scotland. First plans to airlift personnel off the huge vessel were canceled because of the danger of flying in 70 m.p.h. winds, but when the winds abated to 55 m.p.h.
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February 22, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Helicopters lifted 387 workers from a North Sea gas rig's floating housing unit after it was cut adrift because of fears that high seas would drive it into the rig. The unit, with 497 people aboard, was cut loose from the Amoco gas production rig Lomond, 120 miles east of Aberdeen, Scotland. First plans to airlift personnel off the huge vessel were canceled because of the danger of flying in 70 m.p.h. winds, but when the winds abated to 55 m.p.h.
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