Major flood alerts across the River Don

It follows major rainfall across South Yorkshire overnight.

Six severe flood warnings - which carry a risk to life - have been issued for the River Don near Doncaster. The areas are Kirk Bramwith, South Bramwith, Willow Bridge Caravan Site, Barnby Dun, Kirk Sandall and Bentley.

Rail lines between Sheffield and Doncaster have been suspended. 

The worst affected areas in Doncaster have been Bentley, Toll Bar and Scawthorpe, with the Council asking people not to drive or leave their properties unless absolutely necessary. A number of homes have been evacuated in Worksop due to high flood levels on the River Ryton.

Rail lines between Sheffield and Doncaster have been suspended.

For the latest updates, visit the flood information service: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings

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