Flood warnings for Stoke Bardolph after Storm Dennis

 Flood warnings for Stoke Bardolph after Storm Dennis

River levels at Stoke Bardolph continue to rise after Storm Dennis hit the area over the weekend.

The Environment Agency has issued warnings and Stoke Bardolph appeared on the list of areas with a flood alert in place.

A spokesman for the Environment Agency said: “River levels have risen at the Colwick river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue.

Stoke Bardolph is an area most at risk.

They said further light rainfall is forecast for the next 48 hours and possible further rain on Wednesday and Thursday.

The spokesman added: “We are closely monitoring the situation.

“Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses in the area.

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

Gedling Eye Reporter

Gedling Eye Reporter

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