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Video: Driffield traders brave high winds

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Brave market stall holders have turned out, despite galeforce winds, in an attempt to trade at Driffield’s weekly market.

Winds of up to 80mph forecasted to hit the region.

The Met Office’s “amber warning” is in place between 2am and 4pm today (Thursday 5 December).

Also, on the east coast – covering the Whitby, Scarborough and Filey areas in North Yorkshire – people are urged to keep away from sea walls, piers and other water fronts as heavy waves are expected to crash over the sea defences.

The heavy waves are expected to hit during Thursday afternoon due to a combination of the strong wind and the high spring tide.

The Environment Agency updates its flood guidance every 15 minutes on its website at http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/floods/31618.aspx and people can follow the Environment Agency on Twitter at @EnvAgency using the hashtag #floodaware

Met Office weather forecasts and warnings can be found at http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/ and people can follow the Met Office on Twitter at @metoffice and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/metoffice

Live traffic information updates are available on the Highways Agency website at www​.highways​.gov​.uk/​t​r​a​f​fic or tune into local radio for the latest traffic and travel information.

 

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