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North and East Yorkshire flood warnings remain in place

  • 31 December 2012
  • From the section England
The River Ure at Boroughbridge
Image caption The river level is high on the Ure but no homes have been affected

Twenty flood warnings remain in place on rivers in North and East Yorkshire with more rain expected.

The warnings apply to the rivers Ure, Ouse, Nidd, Wharfe and Swale in North Yorkshire and the rivers Derwent and Hull in East Yorkshire.

The Environment Agency said river levels were expected to remain high as rain fell on saturated ground.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for further heavy rain across Yorkshire during Monday.

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