Flooding problems in Scarborough

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Parts of Scarborough have been submerged under water after flooding over the weekend.

Heavy rain has led to flooding in areas such as Burniston, Hackness, Peasholm and Scalby.

Police have confirmed this morning that Scalby Road is closed near the north entrance to Scarborough Hospital. The A165 Coastal Road is flooded southbound.

Police have also confirmed that the back road to Stamford Bridge is closed.

The back roads to Salton and Brawby are passable only with a 4x4 and the A64 at East Knapton is flooded but passable with care.

However, the floods and heavy rain failed to put the Scarborough group of the Ramblers’ Association off their stride on Sunday.

A ten-mile walk was planned from Langdale End, near Broxa, but the start point was under deep water.

Instead, a large party including guests from Ryedale set off from Reasty Hill Top and walked in pouring rain through Broxa Forest and High Dales before meeting more floods near Lowdales Farm.

Led by Richard Bedford, the ramblers diverted through Whisper Dales and Silpho under clearing skies to return to the start, having covered more than eight miles.

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for the Yorkshire and Humber area as more heavy rain is forecast later.