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'Like a river': flash flooding hits coastal areas across region

The flooding in Grimsby last night Credit: @OnnMel

Heavy rain brought localised flooding to a stretch of the east coast of our region, and further severe downpours are expected.

Flash flooding in a number of towns and villages in East Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire included scenes of 3ft (1m) deep standing water in parts of Withernsea and numerous incidents across the Grimsby and Immingham areas.

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said it responded to numerous calls on Tuesday evening from the Bridlington area down to Hull and towns south of the Humber.

Grimsby MP Melanie Onn tweeted about the flooding Credit: @OnnMel

Social media users posted pictures of stranded cars on the road into Flamborough, and Melanie Onn, Labour MP for Great Grimsby, shared pictures on Twitter of the waterlogged roads, adding that some were "like a river" and that the water was "over my ankles".

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With forecasts that up to 3.2in (80mm) of rain could fall across parts of the country over the next 24 hours, the Met Office has warned that more flooding of homes and businesses is possible.