UK flood warnings: Families flee condemned houses as huge clean-up operation begins

Families flee condemned terraced houses after deluge causes landslide as Britain begins huge flood clean-up operationFive homes in Whitby will be demolished over the next 24 hours after gardens fell away threatening foundationsResidents given just 48 hours to move essential items out of their housesPensioner, 91, killed in flooding in St Asaph, North Wales, today named as Margaret Hughes Number of flood warnings across the rest of the country expected to fall throughout todayEnvironment Agency: 'We are over the worst in terms of flooding'Pumps continue to remove water from behind St Asaph flood defences Dry weather expected throughout today across the UKLocalised flooding expected along Trent, Severn and Thames rivers | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 28 November 2012 Five houses will be demolished within two days after the ground beneath them disappeared when raging torrents of water caused a massive landslide. The 150-year-old row of terraced houses in Whitby, North Yorkshire, will have to be torn down after their gardens became saturated by rainfall and slipped away last night. Another two at the end of the property also faced demolition but it is thought they will now be allowed to stay