Every area under threat from flooding in…

Every area under threat from flooding in Hull and East Yorkshire
2019-11-08 10:57:00
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailAnother new flood alert has been issued for East Yorkshire – taking the total warnings in place to four. Heavy rainfall in recent days has forced the Environment Agency to issue more than 200 alerts across the country, with Hull and surrounding areas landed with its fair share. Residents in Holderness are now being warned to “be prepared” due to persistent rain. Sunk Island, Easington and Kilnsea are all at risk according to the latest projections. It comes after parts of east Hull, including Marfleet and Sutton were placed under a warning too, along with East Riding villages such as Routh and Leven. Parts of Brough and North Cave, which are part of the River Foulness and Market Weighton catchment are also at risk, as is the lower River Derwent. Follow the latest flood updates on our live blog. It comes after the heavy rain and strong winds brought down a tree at Melton Bottom, falling just metres from a driver using the busy road. Villages including Skirlaugh and in Inmans Road, Hedon both also had reports of flooding while part of the A63 had to be sealed off as rain water pooled on the carriageway near Melton. Full list of at risk areas 1. South East Holderness We are issuing this flood alert due to high levels on Skeffling Drain and Winestead Drain. This is due to persistent rain over the last several days. Further rainfall is forecast on Friday 08/11/19 and levels will fluctuate with each tide. The Orchard Park and Cottingham flood defence scheme is filling up after the recent he


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