Met Office issues warning as more rain expected in Pontefract and Castleford

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576a1215
Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576a1215
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More rain is expected this evening just days after floods swept through areas of Pontefract and Castleford.

The Met Office has issued the yellow ‘be aware’ warning for rain - valid from 3pm this afternoon (Tuesday) until 8am tomorrow morning.

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576b1215

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576b1215

A spokesperson said: “A cold front will move east across western parts of the UK during Tuesday night and Wednesday, with an associated strong, moist southwesterly airflow.

“Rainfall accumulations through this period are expected to be widely 20-40 mm, with 60 mm or more over some higher ground.”

A separate warning has also been issued for wind, with experts forecasting gusts of nearly 70mph in exposed areas.

If your property is at risk of flooding - find out how to prepare and how to get help before and after here.

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576c1215

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576c1215

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576d1215

Newspaper: Pontefract & Castleford express.'Story: Local flooding after recent sustained heavy rain.'Picture show the A656 Barnsdale Road submerged after the River Aire burst it's banks yet again.'Photo date: 28/12/15'Picture Ref: AB576d1215