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‘Act now’ flood alerts in place after deluge of rain in Bristol

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‘Act now’ flood alerts in place after deluge of rain in Bristol

Flood warnings and alerts remain in place across Bristol following the recent deluge of rainfall. Pictures taken this morning (February 12) show high tide at the Cumberland Basin – the River Avon’s western entrance to Bristol’s floating harbour.

The Environment Agency has issued two flood warnings for western areas of Bristol, urging people to “act now” as flooding is expected. They are in place for Tidal River Avon at Pill and Shirehampton, Watch House Road and Station Road areas, as well as Somerset coast at Portishead and Portbury Dock, seafront properties and Portbury Dock areas.

Meanwhile, flood alerts are in place at Tidal River Avon at Bristol, Pill and Shirehampton and Somerset coast at Portishead and Portbury Dock. Residents in these areas should “be prepared” as flooding is possible.

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