Flood alert in place for River Amber as heavy rain continues

A flood alert is in place for the River Amber as heavy rain continues through the day.

Thursday, 7th November 2019, 9:22 am
River Amber

The Environment Agency is monitoring river levels at the Wingfield Park river gauge, which are rising.

Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate.

The Environment Agency advises residents to avoid using low-lying footpaths near watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers.