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In Pictures: Weather warning as flash flooding hits parts of UK

Bridges were swept away in Yorkshire following torrential rain.

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Collapsed bridge near Grinton, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

Collapsed bridge near Grinton, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

Collapsed bridge near Grinton, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

The Yorkshire Dales has been hit by flash flooding as heavy rain swept across the region.

There were reports of people being injured by freak hailstorms, while roads and bridges were swept away by flooding.

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A woman walks through flood water outside Dales Cafe and Cakery in Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

A woman walks through flood water outside Dales Cafe and Cakery in Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A woman walks through flood water outside Dales Cafe and Cakery in Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Flood damage to a bridge in the Swaledale area of North Yorkshire (Swaledale Mountain Rescue/PA)

Flood damage to a bridge in the Swaledale area of North Yorkshire (Swaledale Mountain Rescue/PA)

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Flood damage to a bridge in the Swaledale area of North Yorkshire (Swaledale Mountain Rescue/PA)

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Parts of Yorkshire experienced up to 82.2mm of rain in 24 hours on Tuesday (Danny Lawson/PA)

Parts of Yorkshire experienced up to 82.2mm of rain in 24 hours on Tuesday (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Parts of Yorkshire experienced up to 82.2mm of rain in 24 hours on Tuesday (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A man drives through flood water outside Dales Cafe and Cakery in Yorkshire after it was inundated (Danny Lawson/PA)

A man drives through flood water outside Dales Cafe and Cakery in Yorkshire after it was inundated (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A man drives through flood water outside Dales Cafe and Cakery in Yorkshire after it was inundated (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Footage from the Twitter feed of @OscarRomeo1268 showing a damaged road and floodwater on the B6270 between Downhome and Grinton

Footage from the Twitter feed of @OscarRomeo1268 showing a damaged road and floodwater on the B6270 between Downhome and Grinton

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Footage from the Twitter feed of @OscarRomeo1268 showing a damaged road and floodwater on the B6270 between Downhome and Grinton

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Forecasters warned that there is a risk of thunderstorms later (Danny Lawson/PA)

Forecasters warned that there is a risk of thunderstorms later (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Forecasters warned that there is a risk of thunderstorms later (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A collapsed bridge near Grinton, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

A collapsed bridge near Grinton, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A collapsed bridge near Grinton, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A man drives along a flooded road near Grinton (Danny Lawson/PA)

A man drives along a flooded road near Grinton (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A man drives along a flooded road near Grinton (Danny Lawson/PA)

The North West was also hit by severe flooding.

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Cars stranded in flood water on the A555 near Handforth, Greater Manchester (Jacob King/PA)

Cars stranded in flood water on the A555 near Handforth, Greater Manchester (Jacob King/PA)

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Cars stranded in flood water on the A555 near Handforth, Greater Manchester (Jacob King/PA)

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Flooding which has closed the A555 in Stockport (Jacob King/PA)

Flooding which has closed the A555 in Stockport (Jacob King/PA)

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Flooding which has closed the A555 in Stockport (Jacob King/PA)

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A woman makes her way along the flooded Bonis Hall Lane in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

A woman makes her way along the flooded Bonis Hall Lane in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

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A woman makes her way along the flooded Bonis Hall Lane in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

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Difficult driving conditions in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

Difficult driving conditions in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

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Difficult driving conditions in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

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A van makes its way along Bonis Hall Lane in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

A van makes its way along Bonis Hall Lane in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

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A van makes its way along Bonis Hall Lane in Cheshire (Jacob King/PA)

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