Mountain rescue team called in to assist on M6

Rescue workers walked along a four-mile stretch of the M6 in Lancashire overnight to check on the condition of drivers.

A diabetic man was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital, while an ambulance taking a female patient to Royal Preston Hospital had to be dug out of the snow by Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue team.

ITV News Reporter Nick Thatcher reports:

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Flood warnings after heavy rain

Flood warnings are in place across England after heavy rain, with downpours and gusts of up to 65mph to continue this afternoon,. A canoeist has died after being pulled from a swollen river in North Yorkshire.