1. ITV Report

The Yorkshire region is being told to expect the worst of the bad weather over the next few hours.

The water rising in Goole Photo: Calendar

A severe flood warning has been issued as forecasters said up to a month's rain could fall over 24 hours with Yorkshire among the worst affected.

The Environment Agency said the risk of flooding was expected to be the highest of a so-far wet year, with properties and transport in some parts of the country likely to be hit. Yorkshire, the North East, the Midlands and East Anglia are likely to take the brunt of the severe weather late on Friday.

"We are expecting some very significant flooding in the coming days

across large parts of the country and would strongly urge people to sign up to flood warnings, keep a close eye on the forecasts for their area and be prepared for flooding."

– Craig Woolhouse, head of flood incident management at the Environment Agency

"There is quite a large area of rain edging in from south-east England and making its way westwards through the course of today. Much of England and Wales will be affected by rain."

– Nick Prebble, forecaster with MeteoGroup

A man using a mobility scooter was rescued on Thursday night from an underpass that was three feet deep in water, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service confirmed. He was lifted out of the water near the railway station in Goole and he suffered no injuries, they said.

The fire service said they are also receiving reports of flooding in Howden and Rawcliffe.

There were 50 flood warnings and more than 120 less serious flood alerts in place on Friday night.Six people were rescued from a flooded caravan park in North Yorkshire on Friday afternoon. Volunteers from Filey RNLI lifeboat station and the coastguard helped lift people from their caravans in Cayton Bay after heavy rain left the site under two feet of water.

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