Whitby houses set to be demolished

The gardens of these houses collapsed amidst the extreme weather
The gardens of these houses collapsed amidst the extreme weather Credit: ITV

Fives homes in Whitby will be demolished today after heavy rain triggered a landslide, sending the gardens of the houses crashing down the hillside.

Engineers say the homes on Al-flee-da Terrace must be bulldozed to make the area safe.

Five houses have to be demolished to ensure the safety of their residents
Five houses have to be demolished to ensure the safety of their residents Credit: ITV

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