Comic and actor Steve Coogan has described how he spent the night time in his automotive caught between two landslides within the aftermath of Typhoon Desmond.
Coogan used to be riding close to Thirlmere lake right through a go back and forth to Coniston in Cumbria when he become trapped.
And not using a sign on his telephone he used to be pressured to sleep in his automotive – with simply his canine for corporate.
He informed BBC Breakfast: “I went down the again of Thirlmere lake and were given caught on a landslide there. I used to be looking to pressure previous it on this 4WD since the different roads have been blocked.
“And I were given caught in the dark and there used to be no sign on my telephone and I needed to spend the night time there.”
“Thankfully I had my canine with me, so he stored me corporate”, he added. “And I would been to the malls, so I survived ‘Undergo Grylls’ taste on nuts and berries – however I purchased them at Marks and Spencer.”
The Alan Partridge celebrity later controlled to get sign and get in touch with a chum for lend a hand, however the rescue used to be slowed when his pal’s automobile additionally was caught.
Coogan stated: “We needed to dig him out, after which he tied a rope round my automotive and pulled me out, after which we escaped.”
Supply : BirminghamMail