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Whitby cut off by flash flooding

Whitby has been hit by flash floods tonight.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say that they have been responding to several flooding calls in the Whitby area with water entering premises.

The have also had to deal with a car stuck in flood water. Two people have been helped to safety by Fire crews.

Fire Engines from Whitby, Scarborough, Lythe and Robin Hoods Bay are currently dealing with flash flooding incidents.

Police say all roads into the town are cut off apart from one route at Ruswarp, which they say can only be used by 4x4 vehicles.

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