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FLOODS AT STIRLING.

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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