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Several homes in North Yorkshire are due to be demolished today after recent flood damage.
Heavy rainfall caused a landslide in the front gardens of five cottages in Aelfleda Terrace, in Whitby. Engineers say the properties must now be bulldozed to make the area safe.
The Environment Agency have announced that the Flood Warning for the River Skerne at Darlington is no longer in force.
No further flooding is currently expected in this area, but Flood Warnings and Alerts may still remain in force for surrounding areas.
River levels have begun to fall, but remain high, with water in the fields in some areas.
The Environment Agency is warning the public that the flood water may still be around for several days and could be contaminated.
Emergency services have worked through the night in York to pump flood water away from properties in the city.
The River Ouse peaked at 4.8 meters this morning.
Seven homes on a cliffside terrace in Whitby may have to be demolished in the next 48 hours after heavy rainfall caused gardens to collapse.
Hundreds of homes are at still risk of being flooded as river levels remain high.
The southern part of the North East has been the worst hit; a number of flood warnings were still in place on Tuesday evening. For the latest, watch Frances Read's report here.
People in Morpeth say they're struggling to get insurance cover after being hit by floods in 2008 and this autumn. A Government agreement with the insurance industry to ensure everyone gets flooding cover expires next June. As Helen Pearson reports, that's led to worries over what happens next.
There has been major disruption on the East Coast mainline between Newcastle and York because of the flooding and extreme weather.
The service was cancelled this morning, though is now running in a limited form.
Widespread flooding has caused major disruption across the North East, with 17 flood warnings and 37 flood alerts currently in place for Yorkshire and the North East.
The Flooding Minister Richard Benyon has been talking about the need to protect high-risk flooding areas like the North East in the future.