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Colorado flash floods: Hundreds rescued after heavy rain

15 September 2013 Last updated at 08:01 BST

Hundreds of people have been rescued from the US state of Colorado after record-breaking heavy rain which led to days of flooding.

More than 2,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes with the National Guard deployed to one town to supply food and water while inhabitants await rescue.

Alastair Leithead reports.