The River Wharfe
The River Wharfe

Incredible pictures show Yorkshire river 'running dry' as water flows underground

These incredible pictures show people exploring the riverbed of the Wharfe in North Yorkshire following a period of dry weather.

By Jonathan Pritchard
Thursday, 17th June 2021, 10:51 am

The phenomenon can occur when low water levels means it runs into cracks and gaps in the limestone before surfacing again further downstream. This might not be a proper drought, but what do you remember the droughts of Yorkshire' s past? Email [email protected].

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