Environment Agency has issued an amber flood alert at the River Trent at Cromwell Weir
The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert near Newark.
As Storm Dennis is due to hit the area tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday, the Environment Agency has issued an amber flood alert at the River Trent at Cromwell Weir.
Areas most at risk are Church Laneham to Rampton Road.
(Photo: Environment Agency)
Villages that could be affected include Collingham, North and South Scarle, Normanton-on-Trent and North and South Clifton.
The Environment Agency said: "River levels remain high at the Torksey river gauge as a result of high tides coinciding with high river levels. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible.
"We are closely monitoring the situation.
"Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses."
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