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Tuesday, 7 November, 2000, 20:05 GMT
In pictures: Building barriers
British cities, towns and villages continue to build sandbag defences against rising flood waters.

soldiers
Soldiers in Clementhorpe pile up the sandbags

Edinburgh
Trying to stem the tide in Edinburgh

North Yorkshire
Army Chinooks drop sandbags on the flood-defence walls

sandbag flood defences
Rivers still threaten to burst their banks

Police in York
Police use trail bikes to get around

North Yorkshire
What petrol crisis? Pedestrians brave the floods in Malton

River Ouse at Cawood near York
Young and old: A boy from Cawood helps build defences
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07 Nov 00 | UK
Flood dangers increase
07 Nov 00 | Scotland
Scotland waits as rivers rise
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