Road to Castleford blocked as flooding hit town

A main road into Castleford was blocked over the weekend as flooding hit the north of England.

Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 12:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 1:43 pm
Barnsdale Road flood. Pictured by West Yorkshire Police - Leeds East.

A man was filmed riding a jet ski on Barnsdale Road near Allerton Bywater while cars became trapped in the water on Saturday.

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The road was closed and buses were re-routed during the incident.

It was reopened later on Saturday.