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.
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The operation took around three hours to complete, with the remains being disposed of by a specialist animal by-product company.