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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.

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Whitby homes to be demolished after floods

Five houses on Aelfleda Terrace will be demolished after heavy rainfall caused a landslide Credit: ITV

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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