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River Wreake Flood Warning

River levels have risen at the Brentingby Dam river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and snow.

Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this morning, 05/12/20.

Heavy snow and rain yesterday has caused river levels to rise.

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. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point.

The Environment Agency expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 06/12/20 and 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.

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