By Joanna Plucinska
December 8, 2015

Heavy rains and flooding across North Yorkshire in the U.K. caused water to cascade over the giant cliff of Malham Cove over the weekend, for the first time in hundreds of years.

A YouTube video uploaded Sunday and viewed more than 200,000 times shows water tumbling over the limestone precise that stands about 260 ft. (79 m) high. The cove, which was featured in the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1), briefly became England’s highest unbroken waterfall, reports the Yorkshire Evening Post.

“The people who saw it have been very fortunate,” Yorkshire Dales National Park’s head of ranger services Alan Hulme told the Post. “It was just a fantastic experience.”

Hundreds of homes were submerged and residents evacuated as torrential rain and flooding swept across northwestern England and Scotland over the weekend.

[Yorkshire Evening Post]

 

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