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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday, 9 March 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume on Thursday at 08:00

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  1. Our (very wet) live coverage across the day

    Thanks for all your emails, tweets and Facebook posts today - helping us to keep you up to date with how the floods have affected the county today.

    This last pic is from BBC Weather Watcher user MickPic and is of Geddington Bridge.

    We'll be back from 08:00 tomorrow with all the news, weather, travel and sport for Northamptonshire.

    Geddington Bridge
  2. Northamptonshire flooding: Stoke Bruerne

    Its been a wet and rainy day across the county, with many places affected by flooding.

    Thanks to Kyle Holmes for this picture of fields flooded near Stoke Bruerne.

    Flooding from the river Tove on fields near Stoke Bruerne.
  3. Northamptonshire flooding: Abington Park, Northampton

    John Griff

    BBC Radio Northampton

    Pretty sure Abington Park Lake isn't meant to be providing seating for the swans...

    Abington Park, Northampton
  4. Northamptonshire flooding: Water rising in the River Nene

    Earlier Paula Marriott sent us a picture of the rising water in the River Nene, photographed from her bedroom window in Kingsthorpe.

    A few hours later - the river is looking more like a lake.

    River Nene - view from bedroom window in Kingsthorpe

    Thanks Paula - do keep sending us your images of how the flooding is affecting where you live. Post them on Facebook, Tweet them or email us.

  5. Northamptonshire flooding: School children ferried across water by boat

    Martin Heath

    BBC Radio Northampton

    The village of Yelvertoft has been badly affected by today's floods.

    Ronnie Rochester, from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, was in charge of the operation to get children from the village school across the flood waters.

    Northants Fire and Rescue deploy boats to ferry school children out of school

    "We've coordinated with parents to turn up at the same time, and we've moved them across the body of water in a boat," he said.

  6. Northamptonshire flooding your pictures: Lilbourne Road in Yelvertoft

    Another scene from Yelvertoft - this picture was tweeted by Bob.

    Keep sending us yours via Twitter, on Facebook, or by email.

  7. Northamptonshire flooding: Highways crews out and about

    Northamptonshire Highways says its crews are out - and at the roads worst affected by flooding.

  8. Northamptonshire flooding: Road collapsing in Heyford

    Daventry Express

    Motorists are being warned to take care in a village after flood water caused a culvert to start collapsing - as reported by the Daventry Express.

  9. Northamptonshire flooding: Volunteers out in force

    The village of Yelvertoft has been badly affected by flooding today - volunteers from the Northamptonshire Emergency Response Corps have been helping out...

  10. Northamptonshire flooding your pictures: The Embankment in Wellingborough

    Thanks to Weather Watcher 66 for this picture of The Embankment in Wellingborough, affected by heavy rain and flood water today.

    See more pictures of the flooding impact across the county on our Facebook page.

    Wellingborough
  11. Northamptonshire flooding: Train services still disrupted

    Due to severe flooding London Midland is unable to run a full service between Rugby and Milton Keynes - which includes Northampton.

    The company is advising customers to avoid travelling in this area.

  12. Northamptonshire flooding: Alternative school run for children in Yelvertoft

    Martin Heath

    BBC Radio Northampton

    I've been in Yelvertoft today, where the children's school run home was by boat.

    Pupils George and Clara are now safely back with Mum - and her friend - after their boat trip across the flood water.

    George and Clara safely back with Mum (and her friend) after their boat trip across the floodwater in Yelvertoft.
  13. Northamptonshire flooding your pictures: Very wet in Towcester

    This is the scene in Towcester - thanks to Weather Watcher Steve in the town.

    Towcester
  14. Northamptonshire flooding: Several warnings still in place

    Five flood warnings remain in place across Northamptonshire:

    • Harpers Brook in Brigstock and Sudborough 
    • River Ise in Clipston 
    • Clay Coton Brook at Clay Coton 
    • River Tove at Towcester 
    • River Great Ouse at Brackley
    Map of Harpers Brook, Brigstock
  15. Northamptonshire flooding your pictures: Farming community and canoes helping in Yelvertoft

    The village of Yelvertoft has been badly affected by today's floods.

    Thanks to Milly for this tweet...

  16. Northamptonshire flooding: Gainsborough Road car rescue video

    Martin Borley

    BBC Radio Northampton

    I brought you the news earlier that four people had to be rescued after their car was trapped in flood water on Gainsborough Road in Corby.

    I took this video footage of the incident while I was there. Police are warning people to avoid driving through deep water.

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    Video caption: Four people have been rescued from a car trapped in flood water in Corby.
  17. Northamptonshire flooding: Water in homes in Yelvertoft

    Martin Heath

    BBC Radio Northampton

    I'm in Yelvertoft near Daventry, where some houses in the village have flooded during today's heavy rain.

    Water seeping into a home in Yelvertoft
  18. Northamptonshire flooding your pictures: Trafford Bridge

    The approach to Trafford Bridge - between Edgecote and Culworth - is looking very damp, to say the least.

    Thanks to Mark Hazelton for emailing us - keep sending us your pictures of how flooding is affecting where you live too.

    Trafford Bridge, Welsh Road between Edgecote and Culworth.
  19. Northamptonshire flooding: Alternative taxi service in Yelvertoft

    Anna Bartlett

    BBC Radio Northampton

    Sue Baker, from Yelvertoft, took this image of people canoeing through the flood water in the village. 

    She said: "This chap was ferrying people across the centre of the village rather than enjoying himself. Until the fire brigade arrived with a boat he was doing it on his own. What a star."

    Canoeing in Yelvertoft

    Please keep tweeting or emailing your pictures to us.

  20. Northamptonshire flooding: Daventry Express posts 'shocking' Yelvertoft image

    Daventry Express