Police are asking residents to take care, after 'unprecedented' levels of rain caused flash flooding in the town last night.Read the full story ›
The A171 Stainsacre Lane has re-opened, after it was closed due to earlier flooding.
The A174 Sandsend Road is closed due to flooding between Sandsend Road / Dunsley Lane and Lodge Road (Lythe Bank).
The A171 Stainsacre Lane is shut because of flooding between Summerfield Lane and Fairfield Way.
Between 1800 and 2300hrs yesterday Fire crews responded to 11 areas of flooding in the Whitby and Sandsend area but its been quiet overnight
The North Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby has been cut off by unprecedented levels of flooding tonight, with many streets underwater.Read the full story ›
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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The A169 Whitby Road at Pickering in North Yorkshire has been closed in both directions due to snow and high winds between Shaker Stile Road and Eskdaleside.
Traffic is being affected between Pickering and Whitby.
The A171 in North Yorkshire is closed both directions due to accident involving two vehicles between B1266 High Street and A169.
The accident occurred near to Egton village and is affecting traffic between Whitby and Scaling.
There is a diversion in place.
Eastbound where traffic should use the B1266 and westbound the A169
With Halloween coming up tonight, you might be preparing for a spot of apple bobbing, or a trip out for some tick-or-treating.
But for any self-respecting Goth there is only place to be this weekend, the east coast town of Whitby.
Adam Fowler reports:
Whitby Abbey is set to be lit up later tonight with thousands also expected to head to the seaside town for the twice-yearly goth festival.
They will be also be a live performance of Dracula which was inspired by the Abbey.