for Flood alert in force now River Went catchment

Flooding is possible - be prepared

This Alert is still in force today (15/11/2019) due to high river levels from the recent rainfall. River levels remain high particularly in the lower catchment. Tides are starting to fall. No further significant rainfall is expected over today and tomorrow. However, there is potential for a further band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on Sunday (17/11/2019). We are monitoring this situation closely and we continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open 24/7. We are checking our structure at Went outfall. Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Stay away from embankments holding back flood water and if you spot any issues, please report these using our Incident Hotline 0800 80 70 60. Visit Gov.UK for the latest information on flood warnings in force, river levels, and five day flood forecast.’ This message will be updated by 19:15 on the 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.

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