Flood warnings in place in Leicestershire
Flood warnings remain in place across Leicestershire.(Monday, January 28, 4.30pm)
The Environment Agency advice is that those living near flood warning areas should take action to protect their homes. Warnings are in place at nine locations in Leicestershire:
- River Soar at Redhill
- River Soar at Kegworth Bridge
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- River Soar at Zouch
- River Soar at Cossington village, Mill and Grange
- River Wreake at Frisby-on-the-Wreake
Several alerts are in place where flooding is possible and people living nearby are urged to be prepared for rising water levels. Flood alerts have been issued in Leicestershire for:
- River Soar in Leicestershire including tributaries from Sharnford to the River Wreake confluence at Syston
- Lower River Soar in Leicestershire including tributaries from Cossington to Redhill at the River Trent
- River Wreake and tributaries from Stapleford to the River Soar at Syston
- River Sence and tributaries from Billesdon to the River Soar at Glen Parva
- River Wreake for mills at Hoby, Thrussington and Ratcliffe
The following routes are currently closed due to flooding:
• Countesthorpe Road South Wigston, both ways at Crow Mills
• Granite Way Mountsorrel, both ways between A6 and Leicester Road
• Sileby Road Sileby, both ways between Barrow Road and Slash Lane
• Slash Lane Sileby, both ways between Sileby Road and Mountsorrel Lane
• Syston Road Cossington, both ways at Cossington Mill
Have you been affected by flooding in Leicestershire?
Contact reporter Laura Elvin via Twitter @egoelvin or call 0116 222 4262 or email email@example.com
See more pictures of the flooding in Leicestershire at www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/pictures
Videos showing the extent of flooding north of Leicester
Call the Environment Agency's Floodline on 0845 988 1188 for up-to-date flooding information or visit www.environment-agency.gov.uk for river level and flooding information.
See the Environment Agency interactive map here.