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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