How Yorkshire has been devastated by flooding - a timeline of turbulence

Boxing day flood in Hebden Bridge. Lloyds Bank an island in Albert Street.

Boxing day flood in Hebden Bridge. Lloyds Bank an island in Albert Street.

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Yorkshire has suffered from unprecedented scenes of devastation over the past fortnight due to flooding. Lives have been disrupted, places have been disfigured. Here we look back on this turbulent time, giving a snapshot of how the fortnight has unfolded, using some of the words, pictures and videos that have helped illustrate the challenges.

December 26 - Video: Worst flooding for 70 years in Leeds and York - thousands left without power

Roads were left looking like rivers during a miserable Boxing Day, demonstrated by the video footage. People were left without power and evacuated from their homes.

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December 28 - David Cameron faces tide of flooding fury as funding row deepens

The Prime Minister was pictured greeting soldiers on flood relief after the river Ouse burst its banks. He was heckled in York though with the government accused of letting down the north.

A bus swept off the road by floodwater between Newton-on-Ouse and Tollerton, north of York.

A bus swept off the road by floodwater between Newton-on-Ouse and Tollerton, north of York.

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December 29 - Picture special: Residents vow to get on with it after Biblical flooding leaves Tadcaster like a war zone

Tadcaster was described by residents as a ‘war zone’ with pictures taken of their historic bridge’s collapse. Water had also come in and swept through the town’s only medical centre.

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The Boxing Day floods in Kirkstall. Picture by Tony Johnson.

The Boxing Day floods in Kirkstall. Picture by Tony Johnson.

December 31 - ‘You have every right to be angry,’ Jeremy Corbyn tells York’s flood-affected residents

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was pictured lifting sandbags as he met angry flood-affected York residents. A man shouted at Corbyn but later apologised, with the politican understanding those frustrations.

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January 2 - Storm Eva: How a tumultuous week unfolded in Yorkshire

Prime Minister David Cameron greets soldiers working on flood relief in York city centre. Photo: Darren Staples/PA Wire

Prime Minister David Cameron greets soldiers working on flood relief in York city centre. Photo: Darren Staples/PA Wire

There were pictures of a rescue team in a boat on a York street - and cars being submerged - as communities reflected on a tumultuous week. The aftermath of Storm Eva’s 80mph winds and heavy rainfall were digested.

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January 5 - 30 children rescued from school bus trapped by floods near York

Firefighters had to rescue children who were travelling to school by bus and ended up trapped by floodwater. There was a picture of the bus with a window smashed so passengers could escape.

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