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Woodborough on high alert with flood warning issued

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 (22).

They say flooding of property is possible and will start at 10:00am.

Areas most at risk are Woodborough including Main Street which is likely to be impassable, affecting access in and out of the village.

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Flooding is expected in Woodborough from 10am onwards

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

An Environment Agency spokesman said: “Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to rise until this afternoon.

“We are closely monitoring the situation.

“Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services.”

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