BBC Home
Explore the BBC
BBC News
Launch consoleBBC NEWS CHANNEL
Last Updated: Monday, 20 June, 2005, 11:24 GMT 12:24 UK
In pictures: Flooding devastation
Clean-up begins
1 of 7
A massive clean-up operation is under way in North Yorkshire after the area was hit by flash floods.
Wrecked cars
2 of 7
Some cars were ripped from their garages as the flood waters tore through the area.
Bridge destruction
3 of 7
Residents of Hawnby assess the damage to a bridge which is the main route into their village.
Interior damage
4 of 7
Rachael Lamond, 41, examines the flood damage in her living room in Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe.
Overturned tractor
5 of 7
The torrent in Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe was strong enough to overturn Ernie Pearson's mechanical excavator.
Waterlogged campsite
6 of 7
A campsite hosting motorcycle enthusiasts in Duncombe Park near Helmsley was also deluged
Flash flood in Balk (photo by Derek Hindmarch)
7 of 7
The flash floods in Balk, near Thirsk, were typical of those seen across the county.


News Front Page | World | UK | England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales | Politics
Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health | Education
Have Your Say | Magazine | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific