Storm Franklin in Yorkshire latest: Live updates as widespread flooding and severe winds cause travel chaos around region

Welcome to day two of our Storm Franklin live coverage on Monday February 21. We'll be here all day with the latest updates.

There were 108 flood warnings in place for Yorkshire as of Monday morning, as Storm Franklin continued to wreak havoc across the region.

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Strong winds, flooding, and travel chaos were widespread across the region - with more disruption expected as the day progresses.

Scroll down for the latest updates.

Firefighters helping with evacuation in Knaresborough on Sunday February 20 [Image: North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue]

Storm Franklin hits Yorkshire: Live updates amid widespread flooding and travel chaos for region

Last updated: Monday, 21 February, 2022, 09:15

All of the 108 flood warnings in place across Yorkshire on Monday morning

The government's Environment Agency has issued 108 flood warnings across Yorkshire, as of Monday (February 21) at 7am.

As of Monday morning there were flood alerts around the rivers Aire, Calder, Don, Loxley, Nidd, Ouse, Sheaf, Skell, Swale, Tutt, Ure, and Wharfe - as well as in a number of other locations.

M1 closed at J34 at Sheffield/Rotherham due to incident

M62 Ouse Bridge between Goole and Howden closed to high sided and vulnerable vehicles due to strong winds

M62 Scammonden Dam closed in both directions to high sided vehicles between J22 and J23

Doncaster: Avoid Sprotbrough Falls and Sprotbrough Lock after River Don burst banks, police urge

A15 Humber Bridge closed to high sided and vulnerable vehicles

North Yorkshire Police: Do not use low-lying paths or drive through flood water

A61 HarrogateRoad HarewoodBridge at Dunkeswick is closed to all traffic due to flood water

River levels peak in the upper catchments of the Wharfe and Nidd

M1 TinsleyViaduct closed in both directions to high sided and vulnerable vehicles, due to strong winds

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