Sign up for our daily newsletter

Got a story? Email us: news@gedlingeye.co.uk

THE VOICE OF GEDLING BOROUGH SINCE 2015

11.2 C
Gedling

Flood alert issued to villages in Gedling borough as river levels rise

Bookmark

A flood alert has been issued to villages in Gedling borough as levels on the River Trent continue to rise following heavy rainfall.

The alert, issued this morning (Wednesday), says flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads in communities around the River Trent is possible and properties could be affected.

Heavy rainfall was blamed for the rise in river levels.

Properties in Burton Joyce, Colwick, parts of Carlton, Netherfield and Stoke Bardolph were named as those most at risk.

- Advertisement -
Flood-sign
Levels are expected to fall tomorrow.

A spokesman for the Environment Agency, who issue the alerts, said: “We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water.

“We are closely monitoring the situation and will endeavour to provide an update on Wednesday evening, or as the situation changes.”

Spotted something? Got a story? Email our newsdesk news@gedlingeye.co.uk

Read more from Gedling Eye

Get your daily news briefing every evening…

Sign up for our daily news email and receive Gedling borough news direct to your email inbox in the early evening, to read at your leisure on your desktop, tablet or mobile wherever you are.

We don’t spam and you'll only receive one email a day

Join the discussion

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

ADVERTISEMENT

Stories you may have missed...