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Flood update: police say problems across county

The Oak Beck behind The Hydro in Harrogate yesterday at 5:45pm, about six feet up from its normal little trickle. (Picture by  Paul Langley, of Nesfield Close, Harrogate)

The Oak Beck behind The Hydro in Harrogate yesterday at 5:45pm, about six feet up from its normal little trickle. (Picture by Paul Langley, of Nesfield Close, Harrogate)

 

North Yorkshire Police say that flooding is causing problems across the county, with the worst hit areas being Hambleton and Richmondshire.

Flooding is causing problems across North Yorkshire.

Flood warnings are in place at:

Brompton-on-Swale Caravan Park

Gilling Beck at Gilling West

Brough Beck at Catterick

River Ure at Roecliffe Caravan Park

Bishop Monkton Beck

River Nidd at Hunsingore and Cattal

River Nidd at Knaresborough Caravan Parks

Police say Hambleton and Richmondshire is the area worst affected.

A1 at Catterick - both carriageways closed just after 11pm last night by the Highways Agency due to standing water and vehicles becoming stuck. Diversions were put in place.

The southbound carriageway was reopened at 5.45am today. However, both carriageways are now closed again between the A168 and Leeming Bar.

A684 closed in both directions at Aysgarth.

Wensleydale is the area worst affected by the flooding making the area difficult to reach.

Standing water near Thirsk and Northallerton Golf Club and between Sutton under Whitestonecliffe and Thirsk.

Flooding in Gilling West.

Road into Newton le Willows is impassable.

Bridge at Crakehall impassable due to flooding.

Flloding in Tunstall and road blocked into the village.

Flooding in Morton on Swale and Great Langton.

B6267 impassable at Ingleby Quernhow.

A police spokesman added: “Numerous other roads are flooded across Richmondshire, most are passable with care.”

SEND US YOUR FLOOD PICTURES - EMAIL, WITH ‘FLOOD’ IN THE SUBJECT, TO ackrill.news@ypn.co.uk

 

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