Emergency services work through night in York

Water had to be pumped away from houses and properties in York overnight
Water had to be pumped away from houses and properties in York overnight Credit: ITV

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.

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North East flooding

The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the North East, and some roads have been closed, after heavy rain overnight.