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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Severe Flooding Kills 3 in England

SHEFFIELD, England -- Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes in northern England on Tuesday as officials warned a dam could collapse following severe flooding that has killed three people.

People in the Sheffield area were advised not to travel unless they had to. Police said the unprecedented rainfall caused millions of pounds worth of damage.

They also said there were around 1,400 people were being looked after in care centers after being evacuated from their flooded homes.

On Monday, a man died after in Hull after becoming trapped clearing a flooded drain. He had gone to help his grandfather but slipped and became pinned back by a torrent of water.

Police said Ryan Parry, 14, died after being swept away by the River Sheaf in Sheffield.

A 68-year-old man also died when he was swept away in a torrent trying to cross a flooded Sheffield street.