Residents told to leave homes as downpours bring floods across northern England
Nov 10 2019
According to reports in the BBC, the woman was reported to have been swept away in Rowsley and the body was found about two miles away in Darley Dale.
The firm said that roads are also closed in the corresponding areas, meaning "customers should not attempt to travel".
One woman died after being swept away by floodwaters on Friday.
But parts of South Yorkshire remain most at-risk, with six severe warnings around the River Don predicting properties and roads face further flooding.
And forecasters have predicted that the worst of the rain has been and gone.
The average monthly rainfall total for Yorkshire at this time of year is 89mm. We are also grateful to tremendous support from the police, fire service, health, voluntary groups, council staff, local ward members and all our partners who have been working tirelessly around the clock to help our communities.
As of Friday morning, the EA had 118 flood warnings in place, as well as five severe "danger to life" warnings relating to the River Don at Barnby Dun, Kirk Bramwith, Kirk Sandall, South Bramwith and the Willow Bridge caravan site, which are all in Doncaster.
Kathleen Overton from Toll Bar near Doncaster, another badly affected area, said the rain had been "almost biblical".
Toll Bar Post Office worker Kathleen Overton told us: "It was nearly biblical, I would say".
Residents on Yarborough Terrace in Doncaster were having to be rescued from their homes by boats on Friday as waist-high water filled the street.
Swallow told Storyful the man drove his auto into the water hoping to get to the other side but ended up getting stuck.
"Some places have seen a month's worth of rain in one day", said meteorologist Alex Burkill of the Met Office weather service.
Dozens of people were trapped in a shopping centre in the city of Sheffield overnight after becoming stranded by rising waters and about 100 others were rescued from a nearby mall by firefighters in dinghies.
"The rain is easing and moving south but obviously the impact of that will continue to be felt".