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Localised flooding is affecting parts of North Yorkshire
Travellers faced disruption after heavy rain flooded train lines and roads across northern England.Fifty seven flood warnings and 68 flood alerts are in place across England, mostly in the North but also in the South West and West Midlands. Northern said several rail routes had been suspended or amended.Many roads across the region were flooded, including part of the M66 motorway which was shut when the River Irwell burst its banks near Ramsbottom. Lancashire Fire and Rescue rescued people trapped in vehicles.
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Heavy rain has affected some roads and rail services across the region.

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Northern said it "strongly advised" customers not to travel on affected routes and advised people to check details online or at local stations.The routes affected include:
Newcastle - Carlisle
Darlington - Bishop Auckland
Skipton - Carlisle/Lancaster
Todmorden - Manchester Victoria
Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge
Eccles - Newton-Le-Willows
Tram services in Manchester city centre resumed after earlier disruption.
Fire crews were called to floods in Todmorden, West Yorkshire
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River Ribble now gone on to the B6479 Horton In Ribblesdale only going to get deeper this afternoon @bbcweather @CaveRescueOrg @BBCWthrWatchers @metoffice @yorkshirepost @northyorkswx @StrayFM @JonMitchellITV @dannysavage @NorthYorksFire @NYorksRPG @liamdutton— Thomas Beresford (@bezberesford) March 16, 2019
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The Cave Rescue Organisation warned walkers not to follow the Three Peaks Challenge route in the Yorkshire Dales after a part of the route was submerged.
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