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Paul Russell

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  1. How much rain have we been getting?

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    This is the total rainfall in the last 24 hours across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

    The average rainfall for the whole month of November across Sheffield is 79.4mm.

    A rainfall graphic
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    Video caption: 'I think I inherited loneliness from my mum'

    Angel Kissi's loneliness started when she was a child and got worse when she went to university.

  3. Rail problems across the region

    As well as problems on the roads, there are also a number of service changes/disruptions to the railways due the rainfall.

    Train operator Northern is advising customers not to travel

    Services are currently unable to run between Sheffield and Gainsborough Central/Lincoln Central.

    Northern says it's currently unable to provide road transport as roads in the area are also flooded.

    Trains will not call at Rotherham Central due to flooding but a bus replacement service is in place.

    All lines between Barnsley and Huddersfield are closed due to flooding at Denby Dale.

    There is also a broken down train between Huddersfield and Stalybridge

    Trains are unable to run between Sheffield and Wakefield Westgate/Leeds because of flooding at Moorthorpe.

    You can find out more from National Rail Enquiries here.

  4. Disruption warning for hopeful commuters

    There's a warning for rail commuters in Yorkshire tonight as disruption is expected due to heavy rain and subsequent flooding.

    A Northern train

    Network Rail and train operators say services across Yorkshire are disrupted, with many routes flooded.

    This is expected to continue until tomorrow, with passengers being told to check before travelling.

    Lines between Sheffield and Gainsborough, Rotherham Central and Meadowhall, and Sheffield and Wakefield Westgate/Leeds are most heavily affected.

  5. Lincolnshire flood warnings remain in place

    A flood warning remains in place for Ruskington Beck in Ruskington and Waithe Beck in the Brigsley area this evening, the government's flood information service says.

    Earlier, flooding also affected Sturton by Stow, where the decision was taken to close the village primary school as the village's Main Street was declared impassable.

    Meanwhile, these pictures by Steve Ingram show water levels in Threekingham, near Sleaford, earlier this afternoon:

    Steve Ingram
  6. Lincolnshire's weather forecast

    It will be a wet end to the day in Lincolnshire.

    Here's the latest forecast:

    Weather graphic
  7. Vehicles rescued from flood water

    Lincolnshire Police are warning motorists to take care in flood water after two vehicles had to be rescued in the county this afternoon:

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  8. Council kept busy with flooding calls

    With reports of flooding across the county, Lincolnshire County Council says it's currently getting a "high volume" of calls:

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  9. Flooding leaves part of Sturton by Stow underwater

    Harry Parkhill

    Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    I'm in Sturton by Stow which has been hit by flooding due to heavy rain.


    Nikki and Lily Sutton have a river for a street just now, with 2ft of water at its lowest.

    The village's primary school is closed as a result.

    High Street is now described by police as "impassable". Here's why:

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  10. 'Do not travel' warning to rail passengers

    Train operator Northern has issued "do not travel" advice for passengers using three routes.

    Northern train

    Flooding has closed the lines between Sheffield and Gainsborough, Sheffield and Lincoln and Hebden Bridge and Manchester Victoria.

    The firm said roads are also closed in the corresponding areas, meaning "customers should not attempt to travel".

  11. Appeal for help to find missing man

    Lincolnshire Police are asking for help finding Mark Cooke:

    Lincolnshire Police

    The 45-year-old got on a train from his home village of Metheringham heading towards Sleaford on 28 October and hasn't been seen since.

    Mr Cooke, who has one leg and uses a mobility scooter, may now be in the Peterborough area, police believe.

  12. A1 in Lincolnshire affected by flooding

    BBC News Travel

    The A1 northbound is currently closed due to flooding between B6325 Great North Road (North Muskham) and A6075 Ashvale Road (Tuxford Junction, Tuxford).

    Traffic is reported to be slow in the area.

  13. Problems continue on East Coast Main Line

    Passengers are being warned of more delays on the East Coast Main Line.

    It's because of power problems between Newark and Grantham.

    However, it looks like things might now be getting going again:

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  14. Wet weather hits Remembrance poppy sales

    Poppy sellers in Lincolnshire say the wet weather is putting a dampener on collections for the Royal British Legion this year.


    It's claimed donations are down by 20%.

    More rain is forecast over the coming days ahead of Remembrance Sunday this weekend.

    Quote Message: I've been collecting in Lincoln in the High Street the last three days. The weather has been appalling and I'm afraid to say it is hitting the collection." from David Mitchell Volunteer, War Widows' Association
    David MitchellVolunteer, War Widows' Association
  15. Flooding prompts Sturton by Stow village school to shut

    A primary school has been forced to close as a result of flooding caused by heavy rain across Lincolnshire.

    Sturton by Stow primary

    Sturton by Stow Primary is closing, with Lincolnshire Police saying High Street, the main route through the village, is now "impassable".

    Elsewhere, a flood warning has been issued for Ruskington Beck while police in Horncastle say river levels there are also rising:

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