The month of June was one of the wettest on record and some areas received a month's worth of precipation in just 24 hours.
The Foundry Climbing Wall is closed until further notice. See this Premier Post for further information...click here
Update:The Foundry has now re-opened.
The last major flood in Sheffield occured in 1864 and was known as the Great Inundation, it destroyed 800 houses, and killed 270 people and was caused when a newly-built dam, at Low Bradfield on the River Loxley, broke while it was being filled for the first time.