Flood warnings for Yorkshire coast and York as Storm Dudley brings heavy rain and rivers burst their banks – What We Know!

Flood warnings for Yorkshire coast and York as Storm Dudley brings heavy rain and rivers burst their banks

Climate forecasters are warning flood alerts are coming after Storm Dudley precipitated Yorkshire rivers to burst their banks.

Talking on Good Morning Britain right now, meteorologist Laura Tobin mentioned flood warnings and flood alerts may very well be rising all through right now.

That is the influence of the torrential rain seen all through yesterday night and final evening in Yorkshire.

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Yesterday noticed winds of as much as 80mph in some areas of the nation, and unrelenting rainfall all through the day and evening.

Laura went on to warn of “much more disruption” on the horizon.



She mentioned: “The impacts had been in a single day final evening. With the torrential rainfall in Yorkshire we had rivers bursting their banks and we’re more likely to see flood warnings and flood alerts rising as we head by way of the subsequent 24 hours with but extra rain on the best way.”

There are presently alerts the place flooding is feasible in a number of Yorkshire areas.

Flooding is anticipated in York from the Higher River Ouse. Individuals are warned to keep away from low-lying footpaths within the space.

The flood alert for the decrease River Nidd stays in place from yesterday, although river ranges are anticipated to fall right now earlier than rising once more tomorrow.

An alert additionally stays in place from Whitby to Filey on the North Sea Coast, with individuals warned to watch out on seashores.

Yesterday, the robust winds from Storm Dudley closed roads, blocked prepare tracks and left flights into Yorkshire airports diverted.

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Whereas the worst of the wind and rain from Storm Dudley is now over, Storm Eunice is ready to hit tomorrow, Friday February 18.

The Met Workplace is presently predicting rain from the early hours of Friday that can proceed all through the day in Sheffield, Leeds, Huddersfield and York.

From the afternoon, winds will climb up previous 60mph in some areas.

From 3am till 6pm on Friday there’s a yellow climate warning in place for wind and snow throughout the North.

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