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Flood warning in Nottinghamshire

A flood alert is in place Photo: PA

The Environment Agency has issued a 'be aware' flood alert after heavy rainfall in Nottinghamshire overnight and further downpours expected today.

Levels on the River Maun at the Mansfield The Dykes river gauge are rising. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible.

The Environment Agency has issued the flood warning for these areas:

  • Mansfield
  • The Sherwood Forest Caravan Park at Clipstone
  • Edwinstowe
  • Ollerton
  • Whitewater Lane at Whitewater Bridge
  • West Drayton

The Environment Agency said:

Our operational teams are in the area checking defences.

– Environment Agency