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River Levels in Malton and Norton 'Stabilised' - Environment Agency

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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:

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They also took this image of Old Malton:

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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:

 Aaron Clarke sent Minster FM these pictures of the operation to contain the flooding in Malton yesterday:

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