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More rain forecast as flood alerts remain in Leicestershire

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One flood warning is still in place in Leicestershire after heavy rain in the past few days. Today sees a break in the wet weather for Leicestershire but more rain is forecast over the weekend. The flood warning is currently in place at the River Wreake on low-lying land at Hoby, Thrussington and Ratcliffe. The Envoronment Agency urged those living near the following areas to take immediate action to protect their home, family and pets. Flood alerts are in place at the following areas. Flooding is possible in these areas and residents are urged to be prepared: - River Soar at Cossington to Redhill. Areas affected include low-lying land at Slash Lane, in Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes - River Wreake at Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake - River Wreake at Station Road at Thrussington - River Wreake at Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston remain at risk of flooding as river levels rise. - Rothley Brook in Leicestershire - River Sence at Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills.
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 five-day weather forecast for Leicester and Leicestershire here.

More rain forecast as flood alerts remain in Leicestershire


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