Met Office warn of potential flooding

Flooding near Fairburn Ings nature reserve in 2012
Flooding near Fairburn Ings nature reserve in 2012

The Met Office has warned residents of the risk of flooding across the area on Monday.

Forecasters said a band of persistent heavy rainfall is expected to spread across parts of northern England during the day.

A yellow ‘be aware’ warning has also been issued for strong winds on Monday.