Urgent warning issued as heavy rain floods…

Urgent warning issued as heavy rain floods roads across Hull and East Yorkshire
2019-10-25 20:45:00
We will use your email address only for the purpose of sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailHumberside Police have issued an urgent warning to motorists as heavy rain continues to fall. Police have told drivers travelling to “drive to the conditions” as Hull and East Yorkshire bears the brunt of heavy rainfall. The Met Office has warned that two weeks of rain could fall in 30 hours in our area – and say the rain is expected to stay “for a long time”. Forecasters have put a yellow weather warning for rain in place until 3pm on Saturday, October 26 and said there is a chance of flash flooding, local road closures and damage to businesses and homes. Humberside Police tweeted on Friday evening that an area outside Brandesburton Village Hall and Old Road at Leconfield is flooded. They said: “Please take extra care if you intent to travel in the area.” Rainfall in Hull They later said that they have received calls from members of the public reporting standing water across East Yorkshire. A spokesman for the force tweeted: “Due to the continuing heavy rain, we are getting calls regarding standing water at various locations across the East Riding. Please #drivetotheconditions if you have to travel this evening.” A Met Office forecaster told Hull Live on Friday: “It’s already quite breezy and the conditions, with it being autumn, with leaves and debris on the floor, there will be bits and pieces blocking drains. “That amount of rainfall with those con

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