Newcastle 'devastated' by flooding

Flash flood damage closes swing bridge in Newcastle Credit: Gregg Easteal / Twitter
Road washed away by water near Tyne Bridge Credit: Gregg Easteal / Twitter
Car lifted up and dumped by flash floods in Gateshead Credit: Gregg Easteal / Twitter

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Britain hit by flash flooding

Heavy rain and thunderstorms have caused a second day of flash flooding in some parts of Northern England and Central Scotland. The Met Office has an amber warning in place for North East England.