A report into the floods which hit parts of East Yorkshire last Christmas has outlined what lessons have been learned. Residents of Burton Fleming near Bridlington had 18 inches of water to deal with when most other people were opening presents and cooking the turkey.
A series of recommendations have now been agreed to better deal with a repeat of those conditions. James Webster reports.
Floodwaters, in the village of Burton Flemming in East Yorkshire, are continuing to go down after it was submerged for ten days over Christmas. Several properties were flooded after the roadside beck-''the Gypsy race'' burst its banks.
It is believed to be the worst flooding in living memory for local residents. East Yorkshire Council and Environment agency are using pumps to help clear water from he village..