Flood warnings for rivers Leam and Avon this morning

FLOOD warnings have been issued by the Environment Agency this morning for the River Leam in Leamington and the River Avon in Warwick.

The Leamington warning includes Mill Gardens area, the Pump Room and Pump Rooms Gardens, parts of Dormer Place and parts of Riverside in Adelaide Road.

A warning has as also been issued for Eathorpe, Huningham and Offchurch, which are all near the River Leam.

In Warwick, Emscote Road, Mill House Close, Grange Close, Bridge Street, Mercia Way, Field Close, Rich Close, Frances Avenue, St Nicholas Park, Mill Street and Bridge End could be affected.

The River Avon at Bubbenhall including Bubbenhall Road is also at risk.

Flood warnings are the second most serious type of alert the agency can issue and mean that flooding is expected and immediate action is required.

Severe flood warnings, which are at the top of the agency’s scale, mean there is a danger to life while flood alerts, at the bottom of the scale, warn people to be prepared for the possibility of a flood.

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