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DUNEDIN, April 22.The express from Invercargill was held up at Gore for an. hour this morning, as the railway at McNab was covered by several inches of wa£er. The train reached Dunedin forty-six, minutes late and left for Christchurch at pioon. A sharp" rise occurred in the Molyneux River on Monday nlgEt, and this morning . the embankment at Smith's (Stirling), which was temporarily repaired after the recent big flood, gave way, a considerable area of the Stirling and Kaitangata flats being submerged, in some places, 1 to a depth of two or three feet. The Kaitangata braaich line is flooded, and is not expected to be fit for traffic till Saturday. Meantime communication will be effected by drag.

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FLOODS AT STIRLING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9592, 23 April 1919

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FLOODS AT STIRLING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9592, 23 April 1919

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