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.


North East flooding

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