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The Environment Agency has informed residents in Woodborough to expect flooding as a result of further heavy rainfall expected today

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A flood warning has this morning been issued for a village in Gedling borough where water levels are rising, with some residents told they will experience flooding.

The Environment Agency has informed residents in Woodborough to expect flooding as a result of further heavy rainfall expected today (2).

They say flooding could occur from after midday into the evening.

Water levels in the Woodbrough Brook also continue to rise due to heavy rainfall.

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An Environment Agency spokesman said: “Areas most at risk are Woodborough including Main Street which is likely to be impassable, affecting access in and out of the village.

“Flooding may also affect properties on Lingwood Lane, Smalls Croft and Westfield Lane.

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Flooding is expected in Woodborough from mid-day onwards

“Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation.

They have instructed residents in the areas affected to ‘move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water’.

Many roads have already flooded over the weekend and the village has been heavily impacted previously.

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