Farmers still at "standstill" after flooding

Boxing day flooding ruined crops across the region Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Farmers across the region say they're still at a standstill weeks after flooding devastated thousands of acres of land.

In parts of North Yorkshire they're still struggling to drain the water away.

Chris Hoggard, who lives near Malton, says his land is still too wet to start repairs.

The government says more farmers should apply for grants from a recovery fund before the deadline in April.

Over £1m has been paid out through more than 100 claims to date. A further £1m of claims is currently being assessed.

Boxing day floods ruined crops across the region Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Watch the full report from our correspondent Frances Read