'We had to buy blankets': floods force shoppers to spend night in Meadowhall

Sheffield shopping centre cut off by rising waters as torrential rain deluges large parts areas and Met Office warns of more to come Dozens of people have been trapped in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre overnight after torrential rain...

'We had to buy blankets': floods force shoppers to spend night in Meadowhall

Sheffield shopping centre cut off by rising waters as torrential rain deluges large parts areas and Met Office warns of more to come

Dozens of people have been trapped in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre overnight after torrential rain caused flooding throughout the city and transport chaos across large parts of northern England.

Heavy rain across the region on Thursday made roads impassable and forced the cancellation of train services, while 35 homes were evacuated in Mansfield after a mudlside.

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