FLOODS: More flood warnings issued for Worcestershire

5:37pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

By Ian Craig

THE Environment Agency has issued more flood warnings for rivers in Worcestershire.

The organisation issued the warnings advising residents to take immediate action for the River Avon at Strensham and Bredon, expected to peak at about 2.9 metres this evening as well as at Wyre Piddle, expected to rise to levels of about 2.5 metres this evening.

A flood warning also remains in place for the River Severn at Court Medow, Kempsey and Callow End, expected to rise to levels of 6.2 metres on Saturday.

A flood alert warning of the possibility of flooding has also been issued for Barbourne Brook in Worcester.

For more information on the risk of flooding in your area call the Environment Agency’s Floodline on 0845 988 1188.

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