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The latest flood warnings across the Newark and Sherwood area in Nottinghamshire





The flood forecast for today (Sunday, January 7) carries a medium risk of flooding according to the GOV.UK website.

Tomorrow and Tuesday also have the same forecast.

"We expect overflowing rivers to cause properties and roads to flood," said a government spokesman.

"If this happens, your life might be in danger."

Residents are reminded to stay vigilant and to check broadcasts in the area.

River levels remain high at the Torksey River gauge as a result of Storm Henk. Flooding continues.

Flooding is expected.

Areas most at risk are Sutton-on-Trent including Carlton Hall.

"We expect river levels to remain high into the week commencing Monday 08/01/24," said the spokesman.

"We are closely monitoring the situation.

"Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services.

"Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water."

River levels are falling at the Colwick, Clifton Bridge, and Shardlow river gauges.

Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including communities near the River Trent, Queens Drive Park and Ride, Thrumpton Lane at Thrumpton, Shelford to Gunthorpe Roads, Wykes Lane at Farndon, Kelham Road and Tolney Lane at Newark, Caythorpe to Hoveringham road, Stoke Bardolph, and cellars of low-lying properties at Cavendish Bridge.

The B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley, the A6097 at Gunthorpe, Fiskerton to Rolleston, and Gunthorpe to East Bridgford roads are also at risk.

No further rain is forecast, but flooding is still possible.

The River Trent at Gunthorpe including Riverdale Caravan Park and access via the A6097 between Lowdham and Gunthorpe has had its flood warning removed.

There is still a flood alert in the wider area.

The River Trent at Hoveringham including farms around the Causeway Dyke has also had it's flood warning removed.

There is still a flood alert in the wider area.

Further updates will be provided as they happen.



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