Drivers urged to stay out of flood water after North Yorkshire rescue

Photograph: North Yorkshire Police

The emergency services are urging drivers not to chance flooded roads.

Several roads in the county remain underwater.

Group manager at North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Lee Smith, said:

  • There may be a view that because the rain is easing away the problem is over – that’s not the case and the impact of the rainfall will continue to become apparent over the next hours and days.

    We appeal to the public to continue to stay safe and to heed all warning signs and messaging.

It comes as Tadcaster fire crews were called to an incident at Cattal this afternoon: