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Woman dead in floods was former High Sheriff of Derbyshire

A girl who died after being caught in floodwater has been named as Annie Hall, a former High Sheriff of Derbyshire.

She was swept away in the River Derwent in Darley Dale, close to Matlock.

Emergency providers have been known as in the early hours of Friday, and her physique was discovered additional downstream a short while later.

An aerial view of the flooding in Doncaster
Image: An aerial view of the flooding in Doncaster
A woman stands behind sandbags in Doncaster
Image: A girl stands behind sandbags in Doncaster

In South Yorkshire, fireplace and rescue mentioned it had carried out nearly 200 rescues throughout the county since heavy downpours began to trigger flooding on Thursday.

There stays a “danger to life” in elements of South Yorkshire, with seven extreme flood warnings in place – all of them on the River Don, in and round Doncaster.

There are additionally 54 flood warnings, protecting rivers together with the Trent, the Dearne, the Derwent, the Ryton and the Rother.

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