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Friday, 10 November, 2000, 17:47 GMT
In pictures: Flooded Britain
Prime Minister Tony Blair visited flooded homes as Britain braces itself for a third weekend of torrential rain.

Tony Blair
The prime minister is shown flooded chalets in Gloucester

Tony Blair
... and sees the conditions for himself

Submerged park bench
Geese swim through a park in Maidenhead

Woman with dog
A woman walks her dog in flooded Maidenhead

Flood reflection
Cliffords Tower in York is surrounded by water

Oil slick on River Trent
But the flooded River Trent has suffered an oil slick

Geoff Hoon
Defence secretary Geff Hoon visits troops aiding North Yorkshire

Flood defence troops
Soldiers manoeuvre an amphibious landing craft in Yorkshire
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07 Nov 00 | UK
Flood dangers increase
07 Nov 00 | Scotland
Scotland waits as rivers rise
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