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Polygon exercise tests flood response in south Wales

13 Apr 2016, BBC

Emergency services are taking part in a major exercise to replicate serious flooding across south Wales. Exercise Polygon will set different scenarios - including people trapped in homes in a flooded Cardiff and concerns over high water levels at the Pontsticill dam above Merthyr Tydfil.



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