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All flood warnings in place for these areas as heavy rain falls over North East

Lanchester floods, County Durham, from this October. <i>(Image: NNP)</i>
Lanchester floods, County Durham, from this October. (Image: NNP)

FLOOD alerts are in place for rivers across the region as heavy rain continues to fall in some areas.

The North East has been subject to strong weather for the last week as flurries of snow fell over the north of England.

Now, as snow and ice melt, and rain continues to fall, many areas in County Durham, North Yorkshire, Tyne & Wear, and Northumberland, have been put under flood warnings by the Environment Agency.

The Northern Echo:
The Northern Echo:

More weather warnings for snow and ice come into force on Sunday evening.

River levels are forecast to rise in Darlington and Newton Aycliffe, with the River Skerne swelling due to rainfall.

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Nearly 20 flood warnings have been issued, check if anywhere near you is likely to be affected by flooding.

  • Upper River Derwent - East Heslerton, North Yorkshire.

  • River Seven catchment - Normanby, North Yorkshire.

  • River Rye catchment - Great Habton.

  • River Esk catchment - across Carr End and Goathland, North York Moors National Park.

  • Lower River Tees and estuarine tributaries - Stockton on Tees.

  • River Skerne - Darlington, County Durham.

  • River Gaunless - West Auckland, County Durham.

  • Lower River Wear - Durham, County Durham.

  • River Derwent, Team, Don and estuarine tributaries - Consett and Stanley, County Durham,.

  • Ouseburn and estuarine tributaries - Newcastle, Tyne & Wear.

  • Rivers Pont and Blyth - Ponteland, Northumberland.

  • River Wansbeck - Morpeth, Northumberland.

  • Lower River Coquet - Hepple, Northumberland.

  • River Rede - Otterburn, Northumberland.