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Flood alert for River Trent in Nottinghamshire

River levels are forecast to rise at the Colwick river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall.

Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 18:00 today, 20/02/20.

The warring states:

‘Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including communities near to the River Trent, the Queens Drive Park and Ride and Stoke Lane at Stoke Bardolph, the Caythorpe to Hoveringham, and cellars of low-lying properties at Cavendish Bridge.

‘Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours.

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‘We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.

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‘This message will be updated this evening, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.’

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