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October 2019 was a wet month, culminating in a day of very heavy rain on the 26th.

This caused considerable damage to the Weaver bridge in Hankelow.

October 26th 2019
October 26th 2019

The aftermath, November 3rd 2019

November 3rd 2019
November 3rd 2019
November 3rd 2019

After even more rain on November 7th, this is how the bridge looked on November 10th 2019

November 7th 2019
November 7th 2019

  Since then, flooding has never been far away, as witnessed in the following videos

Here's a video by Ian Jones taken at the end of November...

...and here's an almost identical video taken on February 16th 2020

There had been some repair work to the bridge but the more recent floods have caused even more damage.

February 2nd 2020 - some repairs have been done...

February 2nd

... but here's the state of the bridge on February 22nd 2020

February 22nd

Back in use, March 15th 2020

March 15th 2020
March 15th 2020
March 15th 2020

 

You can compare this event to a couple of previous events, in 2016 and in 2007.

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