OCT 00] ENVIRONMENT AGENCY NEWS
More Flood Warnings As Heavens Open
warnings have been issued across Warwickshire after yet more heavy
rain saw water levels rise.
occupants of a car in Kenilworth had to be rescued from the ford by
the castle after becoming stick in deep water.
were also reported on the A452 at Chesford Bridge between Leamington
the Environment Agency announced flood warnings for the River Leam and
the River Avon.
were also flood watches – the less serious alert – issued for the
rivers Anker, Cole, Blythe and the lower Avon Valley.
in north Warwickshire and Rugby were also impassable as the rain added
to the already high water levels.
spokeswoman for Warwickshire police said there were no reports of
congestion in the early morning rush hour, but motorists were urged to
take care when driving.
rain has been predicted for much of the country later today,
To use the Flood Call recorded service,
dial 08459 881188 and then use one of these quick-keys for detailed
052431 for the Avon upstream of Rugby
052432 for the Avon between Rugby and
052433 for the Avon between Stratford
052434 for the River Leam (between
Rugby and Leamington