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Flooding: Latest warnings and road closures

By citizengibbon  |  Posted: December 27, 2012

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Flood warnings remain in place today along much of the River Severn.

Several roads in the county are also shut as consistent heavy rainfall means homeowners are bracing themselves for a waterlogged few days.

Flood warnings are in place along the River Severn at:

  • Ashleworth
  • Sandhurst and Maisemore
  • Gloucester
  • Hempsted
  • Tewkesbury
  • Severn Ham, Tewkesbury
  • Chaceley and Haw Bridge
  • Abbots Court, Deerhurst
  • Apperley and The Leigh

Despite the warning remaining, the Environment Agency said the river level has been dropping. The guage at Gloucester reached a peak of 4.2metres yesterday and was at 4.18metres at the last update.

Current road closures due to floods include:

  • A417 at Maisemore
  • B4213 Hawbridge
  • Base Lane, Sandhurst
  • Drybook cutting
  • Downton Road, Leonard Stanley
  • Spittalgate Lane and Dugdale Road in Cirencester and other routes in Siddington

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