Nottinghamshire flash flooding

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Nottinghamshire Police: Clean-up after flash flooding

Nottinghamshire Police report that emergency services and local authorities were very busy overnight following flash flooding across Nottinghamshire.

They say that work is continuing around the county after homes, businesses and roads were all affected.

Pockets of standing water remain in various locations and drivers are being urged to take caution on the roads, and be aware that, in some areas, damage has been caused to drain covers and there is debris in the roads.

Southwell was particularly badly hit, with over 50 houses affected.

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A month's rain fell with 56mm recorded in 3 hours

An advice centre for those affected by floods in Nottingham will be opened at Southwell Town Hall, The Burgage, Southwell, later today.

The A612 remains closed between Southwell and Thurgaton to enable urgent clean-up operations to take place.

Worried car owners outside The Grosvenor pub in Nottingham as a sudden flash flood left a road side pub flooded with rainwater. Credit: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A month's rain fell in just a few hours in some areas yesterday.

Pershore in Worcestershire recorded 56mm (2.2 inches) of rain in a three-hour period this morning, more than the area's 50mm average total for the whole of July, the Met Office said.


50 houses affected during flash flooding in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Police say Southwell was particularly badly hit Credit: ITV News Central

More than 50 houses have been affected by flooding in Southwell in Nottinghamshire.

The town was one of the worst affected areas in the county - as the bad weather caused problems for homes, businesses and roads overnight.

Standing water remains in various locations, so drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads this morning.


Roads buckle after flash floods in Nottingham

Damaged caused to Chippenham Road in Nottingham Credit: ITV Central

Roads are damaged and walls have collapsed in Nottingham after heavy downpours called flash flooding this evening.

The Met Office has confirmed that 35mm of rain fell within an hour during rush hour.

Some of the worst hit areas in the city were Arnold, Hucknall and Bulwell.

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