A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the Lower River Tees.
Flooding is possible for Low lying land in the Lower Tees valley, including the Riverside footpaths at Yarm.
Flooding is expected early afternoon. Low lying land and roads will be affected first.
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