for Flood alert in force now River Sence in Leicestershire

Flooding is possible - be prepared

River levels have risen at the South Wigston river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected this evening and overnight, 11/11/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills. Further moderate rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.

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