for Flood alert in force now River Churnet and River Tean

Flooding is possible - be prepared

This Flood Alert is being issued as a PRECAUTION as river levels are forecast to rise overnight in the area, as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today (14/11/2019). Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning (15/11/19). Further light rainfall is forecast this evening, though is expected to clear during the night. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/19, or if the situation changes.

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