Anomalous precipitation fell on the Northern half of England. In some parts of the day had the monthly norm of precipitation, and in the area of the Peak district recorded 112 mm of rain, which was a new English record.
The result was flooded many localities. Authorities appealed to the public with warnings about threatening the lives of people in floods. Rescuers evacuated dozens of people trapped in an aqueous trap, TV channel Sky News.
The most affected city in the region Yorkshire and the Humber. Here came from the banks of the river don. In Rotherham firefighters had boats to rescue people who got cut off from the land in the shopping centre Parkgate, reports BBC News.
Announced the evacuation of residents of several villages near Doncaster due to the catastrophic floods. In the heart of Doncaster pumped water from flooded streets.
In Yorkshire the stopped train. There are problems on the highways. Many major highways are closed, in particular, between Derby and Sheffield. In the affected areas closed dozens of schools. People are advised to stay away from crowded rivers.
So the rescue is now on for those stuck at Parkgate Retail Park from the flooding in #Rotherham @SYFR ferrying people and dogs (Bessie and Tilly) from the pub close by. @itvcalendar #floods pic.twitter.com/UWdKcqbenE
— Michael Newton (@Camera_Mikey) November 7, 2019
On top of this, our control room took around 500 calls between 10pm and 4am.
Our work isn't done yet, though. Be careful out there folks! pic.twitter.com/JRLWlepJ8a
— South Yorkshire Fire (@SYFR) November 8, 2019
— Fi ❄??☃️??❄ (@Fibutton) November 8, 2019
Can’t believe this is where my parents live. My home. Stay safe all my Yorkshire friends and family. #Whistonfloods #Rotherhamfloods #Sheffieldfloods #home #staysafe #floods pic.twitter.com/KJ3hHnBFkZ
— Charlotte Burgoyne (@charlieBNHS) November 8, 2019
Just witnessed a cyclist wading through waist deep floodwater in Rotherham carrying his bike. I asked him if he was cold and he replied his bike will keep warm. #Flooding #Rotherham pic.twitter.com/q7nWAJPRTZ
— Steph Oliver (@stepholiverSky) November 8, 2019
— Simon Thake (@thakenews) November 8, 2019