Many popular routes in the Yorkshire Dales have been left flooded after heavy rain.

Don’t attempt the Yorkshire Three Peaks is the simple message from the Cave Rescue Organisation.

A section of the 39km (24-mile) route between Pen-y-ghent and Ribblehead is under water.

Check out the below video from their Facebook page which shows the current flooding.

The team said: “Anybody, individuals or organisations, doing the Three Peaks today – the track over the meadows at Nether Lodge is submerged with fast-flowing water from the River Ribble.

“With continuing rainfall today, this will only get worse.

“You are strongly advised not to cross fast flowing floodwater. If you’re doing the Three Peaks today; don’t!

“Turn around and go back via Birkwith and the Pennine Way to Horton in Ribblesdale.”

It would also be advisable to avoid the area for the coming days while the water recede.

With no more rain expected the water levels will drop. Today is the last day of this storm and from Sunday the weather is expected to improve.

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