Flood alerts for Leicestershire as rain continues
Flood alerts have been issued in Leicestershire as heavy rain continues across the county.
The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for part of the River Soar and low lying areas in Loughborough.
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Sharnford, Croft, Littlethorpe, the Mill on the Soar car park and Falconry.
In the Loughborough area, flooding is possible from the Black Brook, Wood Brook and Grace Dieu Brook. The Shepshed to Hathern Road may be affected. Similar issues may be experienced around other watercourses in Loughborough, including the Burleigh Brook and Grammar School Brook. River levels are expected to peak this morning and early afternoon. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue this afternoon.
See the latest five-day forecast for Leicestershire.