River Levels in Malton and Norton 'Stabilised' - Environment Agency
5:57am 29th November 2012
(Updated 8:08am 29th November 2012)
River levels in Malton and Norton have stabilised according to the Environment Agency.
Officials say the River Derwent has stopped rising, but is expected to remain at it's current high level for most of the day.
The Environment Agency have put these aerial shots of Norton on their Twitter feed:
They also took this image of Old Malton:
In York, the Ouse is expected to fall below 4m today while it peaked at Cawood at 7.6 metres.
Overnight, a new warning was issued for the Mill Beck/Welham Road area of Norton, sandbags and an extra pump have been put in place which the Environment Agency say is containing the situation.
There are currently 22 flood warnings in place across the North East:
- River Derwent at Welham Road, Norton
- River Derwent at Thorganby, Bubwith and Wressle
- River Derwent at Old Malton
- River Ouse at Naburn and Acaster Malbis
- River Ouse at Acaster Selby
- River Ouse at York - Alma Terrace and River Street
- River Ouse at Fulford
- River Ouse at York - Skeldergate and Peckitt Street
- River Went at Topham Ferry, Sykehouse
- River Ouse at Acaster Malbis
- River Swale at Myton on Swale
- River Swale at Helperby
- River Hull and tributaries in the upper Hull catchment
- River Swale at Kirby Wiske
- River Ure at Aldwark Bridge to Cuddy Shaw
- River Ouse at Linton Lock
- River Derwent at Stamford Bridge - The Weir Caravan Park and Kexby Bridge
- River Ouse at York - St Georges Field
- River Ouse at York - riverside properties
- River Ure at Roecliffe Caravan Park
- River Ouse at Naburn Lock
- River Derwent at Buttercrambe Mill
Aaron Clarke sent Minster FM these pictures of the operation to contain the flooding in Malton yesterday:
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