Flood warnings have been put in place across the North East and North Yorkshire today as Storm Kathleen continues to cause issues across the region.

The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for Whitley Bay, the Tyne Estuary at Newcastle Quayside, Staithes and Whitby.

This comes after both the River Tyne and Tees burst their banks due to the storm yesterday.

Flooding is expected at properties including Whitley Sands Refreshment Kiosk, Robinson Crusoe's Cafe at Tynemouth Longsands, Tynemouth Sailing Club and the area at Cullercoats Bay around the Lifeboat Station and the Dove Marine Laboratory.

It is also expected at Willington Boat Club, Wincomblee Estates in Walker, Newcastle Quayside from Wetherspoon's Pub to Broad Chare, Brama Teams Industrial Park, Ravensworth Road and TAM Tyres at Clockmill Road.

Areas bordering Staithes Beck, including those on Beckside and the High Street down to the Cod and Lobster public house are also at risk.

Abrahams Quay, Pier Road, New Quay Road, Church Street, Campion Dock and Bagdale Road in the Whitby Harbour area are also at significant risk of flooding.

The Environment Agency has warned the public to keep away from beaches, promenades, and riverside footpaths over the coming days.

Speaking on the potential flooding at Tyne estuary at Newcastle Quayside, the Environment Agency said: “We are expecting higher than normal tides over the next few days and as a result we may issue further alerts or warnings.

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“Our incident rooms are open. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed the temporary barrier at Newcastle Quayside.

“Please be careful along riverside footpaths and low lying land and roads which may be flooded.

“Start acting on your flood plan if you have one.”