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Police warning not to walk too close to stormy seas

Police have issued an urgent warning to people who they say have been risking their lives by walking too close to the stormy seas.

Communities in Whitby and Scarborough have been bearing the brunt of wintry weather, as the gale force winds and high tides hit the region's east coast, with weather warnings in place for tomorrow.

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Hornsea residents evacuated as tidal surge hits

Residents in Hornsea are being evacuated after a tidal surge hit the town.

People living on Marine Drive are being told to go to the town hall on Newbegin.

Council officers and emergency services are on standby at Hessle Foreshore in preparation for the high tide due at 18.52.

Elderly woman and children rescued from car in Hornsea

An elderly woman and two children have been rescued from a car floating on Hornsea sea front Credit: Timothy Sykes

An elderly woman and two children have been rescued from a car floating on Hornsea sea front.

Members of Hornsea Rescue attended the scene as the tidal surge hit this evening.

All the people who were in the car are now safe.

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