30 Rescued As Floods Strike Belfast City
More than 30 people have been rescued after torrential rain caused widespread flooding throughout Northern Ireland.
The Fire and Rescue Service responded to almost 400 emergency calls in a short period as homes and several roads were flooded.
Residents are now counting the cost of damage caused by the flooding.
East Belfast was particularly affected by the downpour. Connswater Shopping Centre had to close after water poured through ceiling vents.
Strandtown Primary School and police station were also flooded.
Other areas affected were Maghrafelt, Lisburn, Omagh, Cookstown and Dungannon.
Belfast City Council has opened Avoniel Leisure Centre for those who have had to leave their homes.
The Fire and Rescue Service has advised anyone with water in their premises to turn off the electricity at the mains.
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