York has been hit by severe flooding following a high level of rainfall that has affected parts of much of the country.
And things are set to get worse for York residents with River levels set to increase tommorow as reported by the Environment Agency. The Agency have reported that levels are are 3:17m above ordinary depth.
Flood Warnings currently remain in place across North Yorkshire with motorists being urged to take great care whilst out on the roads. Further rain is further forecast in York till tommorow morning.
Nick Wood, a spokesperson from East Coast Trains has advised passengers not to travel today but said East Coast tickets for today will be valid for tommorow.
He said “The routes are not running too badly today. However the routes between Darlington and York will involve a bus replacement service. There have also been problems with signalling between Newcastle and Edinburgh. The last two days in particular we have had high amounts of rainfall “.
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue today have already had to deal with several major incidents today. Reports emerged at roughly 1:00pm of a boat sinking on the River Ouse in York on Marygate.
This morning at 8:00am, firefighters were called to the Ouse near Lendal Bridge but said they were unable to deal with the boat sinking.
In this horrific rainfall, it is important to take the correct measures. Listed below are related links for people travelling or needing further updates on the flooding.
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- Environment Agency: York Flooding
- Live Departure updates: York Train Station
- North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue: Flooding update