Looking back at the floods that hit Northampton in 2018

A sudden deluge of rain hit Northampton at the end of May leaving cars stranded, homes flooded and businesses shut.

Friday, 21st December 2018, 3:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:38 am
Northampton floods 2018

The huge storm, which had been predicted by the Met Office, hit at around 7pm on Sunday, May 27. A huge amount of rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning, fell in a short space of time leading to flash flooding across the town. Far Cotton was one of the worst-hit areas. It later emerged that blocked drains had contributed to the floods.

Northampton floods 2018
Northampton floods 2018

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