Flood warnings issued and roads closed as Storm Ciara continues to batter South Yorkshire

Flood warnings have been issued and roads are closed as Storm Ciara continues to wreak havoc in South Yorkshire this morning.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 6:50 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 6:51 am

The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for Blackburn Brook and Charlton Brook, from Chapeltown to North Ecclesfield in Sheffield; Car Brook at Darnall, Sheffield; River Dearne at Darton and Barugh and Whiston Brook at Whiston.

Parkway Drive, Darnall, Sheffield, is among a number of roads closed this morning due to localised flooding, with Doncaster Road, Denaby, also affected.

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The A628 Woodhead Pass was closed yesterday but has re-opened today, although motorists are advised not to drive above 30mph.

A caravan being towed along the road yesterday before it was closed blew over as winds reached gusts of 80mph.

Ecclesall Road was flooded yesterday when Storm Ciara hit

The speed limit for the Tinsley Viaduct on the M1 has been set to 40mph due to the wind and high sided vehicles are banned from using the Snake Pass this morning.