48 hours of poor weather caused roads to close and cut communities off in the North East.Flood alerts have now been lifted,, but the clean-up is continuing.
In Woolsingham in County Durham a bridge collapsed - cutting off the village from the main road.
The council has now said that they will be putting a temporary bridge in place to allow vehicles to travel along the road.
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