Flood alert in place along River Trent in Gedling borough

 Flood alert in place along River Trent in Gedling borough

PICTURED: Floods at Stoke Bardolph pictured in 2019.

A flood alert is in place for the River Trent in Gedling borough, with roads and farmland at risk of being inundated

The Environment Agency said river levels remain high at the Colwick river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues.

PICTURED: The latest map shows flood alerts in place in Stoke Bardolph

They said areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including communities near to the River Trent, like Stoke Lane at Stoke Bardolph.

Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point.

A drier day is forecast today, Friday 15/01/21, with further rain on Saturday 16/01/21.

A spokesman said: “We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. 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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