British Red Cross personnel talking to victim of flooding in Towyn
Black and white photograph showing Mrs M Bruhin, assistant Branch director. A British Red Cross poster 'Active in Peace as in War' is on the wall behind and a British Red Cross waterproof jacket is hanging over a banister.
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A combination of gale-force winds, a high tide and rough seas caused Towyn's flood defences to be breached at about 11.00am on 26 February 1990. 4 square miles of land was flooded, affecting 2,800 properties and causing areas of the resort to be evacuated. (Source: Wikipedia)