for Flood alert in force now River Wreake in Leicestershire

Flooding is possible - be prepared

River levels are forecast to rise at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 18:00 today, 13/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 14/10/19. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.

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