Worcestershire residents warned to prepare for flooding

Published on : Wednesday, December 25, 2013

download-416The residents of Worcestershire have been warned to brace themselves up as the region has been put under high flood alert. Three flood warnings and six flood alerts have been issued and homes at risk of flooding have been warned to take action.
The Environment Agency has asked “people who are set to be away for the festive period are urged to check the flood risk for their local area and, if necessary, take steps to protect valuable items left at home. Drivers are also urged to check the latest flood updates ahead of their journey – and not to drive through floodwater.”
Warnings have been issued for the River Severn at Court Meadow, Kempsey and Callow End and the River Avon at Wyre Piddle and Pershore and Wick. Alerts have been issued for the River Isbourne, Badsey Brook, Honeybourne Brook, Bretforton Brook, and Littleton Brook, the River Avon at Salford Priors to Tewkesbury, Bow and Piddle Brook, Barbourne Brook, Lower Teme and the River Severn throughout the county.

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