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Flood alerts for wide area of the River Trent and its tributaries in Nottingham

River levels have risen at the Lowdham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall.

Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today 20/02/22 and tomorrow, 21/02/22.

Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others.

Further rainfall is forecast over the next few hours with showers expected overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation.

Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses.

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This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/02/22, or as the situation changes.

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.

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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. 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.

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

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