Firefighters have rescued people trapped in their cars by floodwater in three separate incidents overnight.
The first incident was at 6.27pm at Easton Lane, Ainthorpe. Firefighters from Danby assisted the occupants of a car trapped in floodwater to a safe location and left them in the care of paramedics.
The next call was at 2.16am at Cattal Moor Lane, Cattal. A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Crews from Acomb and Knaresborough responded to reports of two males trapped in a car in rising flood water.
“Crews assisted both males safely out of the flood water using water rescue equipment and left them in the hands of paramedics to be checked over.”
And at 2.42am on the A684, Morton on Swale firefighters from Northallerton, Bedale and Richmond responded to reports of four females trapped in a car in floodwater..
“Crews assisted all four occupants out of floodwater using water rescue equipment. Ambulance crew in attendance,” the spokesperson said.
You can read North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service advice on staying safe around floodwater here.