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Government counting cost of flooding

Sat, 11 Jan 2014

Photo by Bill Dale
Photo by Bill Dale

The recent flooding and bad weather has cost government around £300,000.

That’s the initial estimate from a range of services including the Departments of Infrastructure, Home Affairs, Water and Sewerage Authority and MEA.

Severe gales and a tidal storm surge meant parts of the Island – including Ramsey and Castletown – were particularly badly affected over the last week.

The figure doesn't include the cost to local authorities, householders or the business community.

Chief Minister Allan Bell says the money will have to be found:


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