More flood warnings for region

More flood warnings have been put in place across the region - with more rain forecast overnight and for the weekend.

Flood alert for River Lambourn in Berkshire

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Lambourn and its tributaries from Upper Lambourn down to Newbury. The Environment Ageny's alert said:

Flooding is possible for the River Lambourn from Lambourn to the Shaw area in Newbury including Eastbury, East Garston, Welford, Easton, Boxford, Woodspeen, Bagnor, Donnington, Great Shefford on the Great Shefford Stream and Winterbourne on the Winterbourne Stream this afternoon.

Low lying land and roads will be affected first.

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Environment Agency urge people to be 'vigilant.'

by Divya Kohli

The Environment Agency is warning the public to remain vigilant about the risk of flooding across the South East as river and groundwater levels continue to rise across the region.

There are currently 25 flood warnings and 52 flood alerts in force across the South East.

Groundwater levels are high in parts of Hampshire, Berkshire and West Sussex, and rising in places, so any further rainfall will be carefully monitored. We are working closely with local partners to advise residents of any possible risk of flooding as a result of groundwater to make sure they are prepared.

– The Environment Agency