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Rail services in South Yorkshire affected by heavy rain

Image caption Northern's services between Hull and Doncaster have been affected by the weather

Train services between Doncaster and Hull are affected after heavy rainfall hit parts of the region over the weekend.

Northern rail said services to Hull would terminate at Doncaster and restart at Goole, with disruption expected to last all day.

A bus service is in operation between Doncaster and Goole.

The Environment Agency said seven flood warnings were currently in place along the River Don.

A further warning, meaning flooding is expected and action is required, remains in place for the River Trent at Beckingham Marsh.

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On Sunday, the Environment Agency said levels on the River Don reached 15.5ft (4.73m) with usual levels up to 11.8ft (3.6m).

South Yorkshire Police said roads were also closed in some parts of Doncaster.

Flooding on railway lines at Kirk Sandall Image copyright Northern
Image caption The railway lines at Kirk Sandall, near Doncaster, are partly submerged
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