Whitby demolitions a difficult challenge

Engineers say it will be a tough job to demolish five hill top cottages in Whitby.

The properties are balancing precariously after a landslide caused by heavy downpours.

The torrential rain sent the gardens tumbling down the cliff and the houses above could collapse at any time.

Jon Hill reports:

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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.