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Flooding Disruption For Roads and Buses in York

Huntington Road - pic Sarah Allison

2:12pm 26th November 2012
(Updated 5:09pm 26th November 2012)

Commuters in York are being warned to plan ahead for their journeys to and from work because of flooding on roads across North Yorkshire.

You can find out more about the regions trains here:

The current level of the River Ouse is 3.8 metres above normal summer level in York.  It is expected to reach 4 metres in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

The following roads/bus services will be affected at 4mtrs.

  • Rural West Ward: Main Street, Nether Poppleton , affecting routes 10 and 20
  • Wheldrake ward: B1222 Naburn Lane affecting route 42
  • Dringhouses and Woodthorpe/ Guildhall Wards: Skeldergate affecting route 3 Askham Bar Park & Ride and East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS)
  • Huntington and News Earswick: The link road between Monks Cross and the outer ring road
  • Clifton/Heworth/Guildhall Wards: Huntington Road at Iron Bridge affecting route 13
  • Micklegate Ward: Rowntree Park, Terry Avenue off Clementhorpe, Queens Staith and Skeldergate
  • Guildhall Ward: King Street and Cumberland Street
  • Bishopthorpe ward: Acaster Lane affecting route 21,Askham Bryan, Askham Richard, Naburn and Copmanthorpe are passable with care
  • Hull Road Ward: Hull Road Park is closed today

The maximum river levels in the year 2000 floods was 5.4 metres above Summer level, so City of York stresses the city is very much open for business and all agencies are coping with the job..

Get the latest flood warnings for North Yorkshire by following this link.

Minster FM's David Dunning has been out and about in York today and says York is still very much open for business. Watch David Dunnings report here:

 

Minster FM's also been talking to North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue after they helped to rescue a houseboat owner who had become stranded in the floods:

 

This is how the river in York looked earlier today:

 

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