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Environment Agency warns flooding may affect Newark and the surrounding areas in the coming days

The Environment Agency says it is working hard to protect the East Midlands, but expects more heavy rain to come.

Last week, the agency was on the ground, pumping water and dealing with blockages and other debris following a month’s worth of rain in 24 hours.

But with the ground completely saturated in parts of the district and with more heavy rain forecast for the area, there is a high probability that more people and businesses will be affected in the coming weeks and possibly months.

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