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Flood Hits Stranraer

 
DAMAGE RUNNING into thousands of pounds was caused by a massive thunderstorm in Stranraer on Wednesday afternoon. Flood hits Stranraer
   

Homes and businesses were flooded, as well over an inch of rain fell inside an hour and roads were blocked. The total rainfall was recorded at just over 30 millimetres. Yet just a handful of miles outside the town, no rain fell at all - at the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency base at West Freugh only 1.9 millimetres of rainfall was recorded in the 24 hours to Thursday morning.

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