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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Thursday

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A yellow warning of rain for the Newark and surrounding area has been issued by the Met Office.

This means that there is a risk of further heavy rain across areas which are experiencing ongoing flooding, which includes Newark and other areas in the East Midlands.

The warning comes after a week of flooding caused by heavy rain.

Met Office yellow weather warning of rain (21295526)
Met Office yellow weather warning of rain (21295526)

The Met Office has warned that the yellow warning means there is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings, and a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life.

Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services, as well as difficult driving conditions and some road closures, with some communities being cut off by flooded roads.

For further flooding advice, visit the Met Office website.


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