STORM Babet has hit Ryedale this morning causing disruption on the region's roads with heavy rain and high winds.

A tree has fallen on The Nooking - and the 31X service from Reliance Buses is stuck in the area.

The bus firm shared this news on Twitter: "Due to a fallen tree on The Nooking, service 31X (7.55am Easingwold to Kirkbymoorside) is currently stuck.

"The local farmer is removing the trees as we speak so the service will depart again shortly. Sorry for any inconvenience caused."

First York's services have also been hit by the storm disruption, with services 5 and 5A unable to reach Strensall.

Northern Powergrid has reported a power cut hitting 40 properties in the Huntington area.

Marine Drive in Scarborough is currently closed due to tidal surges



The Met Office said heavy rain is expected in York all day today, with winds reaching up to 42mph at around 3pm. A yellow warning for rain is in place in the city throughout the day and into tomorrow morning (October 21).