Watch as fire service rescues stranded Leeds residents from submerged cars due to Storm Ciara

The Fire Service are currently rescuing Leeds residents stuck in their vehicles due to Storm Ciara.

Sunday, 9th February 2020, 3:02 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th February 2020, 3:07 pm

Video footage shows the emergency services at the scene on Gelderd Road.

Torrential rain during Storm Ciara has made travelling very difficult.

Police earlier warned residents to stay indoors.

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Winds of up to 80mph have been recorded across Yorkshire.

The Met Office said Storm Ciara will bring a spell of very strong winds on Sunday.

Flying debris could lead to Injuries or danger to life, the forecast said.

Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs is expected.

Commuters should expect longer journey times and cancellations, as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected.

Some roads and bridges will be closed - with the possibility of the Humber Bridge being closed for the first time ever.

Power cuts with the potential to affect other services will also hit mobile phone coverage.

Injuries and danger to life from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties are all issues to be aware of, The Met Office stated.

Disruption to travel is also likely during Sunday.