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Woman rescued from broken down scooter near Orchard Theatre, Dartford

06 February 2014
by Thom Morris

An elderly woman was rescued from her mobility scooter after it broke down in a flooded underpass.

Heavy rainfall left an underpass near the Orchard Theatre deep with water.

Two passersby rescued her from the broken down scooter.

A woman was rescued from her mobility scooter after breaking down in a puddle. Picture @SamThomas871

A woman was rescued from her mobility scooter after breaking down in a puddle. Picture @SamThomas871

The Met office has issued two amber warnings, with heavy rain expected to be coupled with strong gusts of up to 70mph over the next few days.

Experts fear strong winds and high waves could also cause an increased risk of flooding along the whole of the south coast over the next few days.

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