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Durham Fire Brigade have rescued a man and a child from a car trapped in rising flood water in Upper Weardale.
The Stanhope fire crew carried out the rescue in Wearhead/Ireshopeburn area.
There is flooding in the centre of Durham, on the Framwellgate Waterside footpath and on the riverbank paths next to Milburngate Bridge.
The Wear burst its banks in the city centre at around 8pm.
The Environment Agency says the river levels there are rising significantly, and that property flooding is likely from 10pm.
More heavy rain is expected overnight, so river levels in the city will remain high.
There's a warning that summer storms that have affected our region in recent years could become a regular occurrence. A report published today by the MET office warns that we are likely to get more intense rain storms as a result of climate change.