Floods: Where are warnings in place?

  • Pictures from Ashley Kirk

River levels continue to rise across the Midlands as Storm Christoph brings more rainfall.

The Environment Agency has issued a number of flood warnings, with more rivers due to peak over the next couple of days.

On Thursday morning police officers in Derby had to be rescued by the fire service after they were forced to abandon their car in flood water.

  • Pictures from Ashley Kirk

ITV News Central Environment Correspondent, Charlotte Cross, has been to Shrewsbury to look at the damage caused in the town by heavy rainfall.

Where are flood warnings in place?

East Midlands:

The Environment Agency is urging people in the county to be prepared. It says a number of warnings have been removed but the River Derwent has burst its banks in Derby city centre.

Roads are closed due to the flood water and flooding and sand bags have been placed around the properties near to the river.

Full list of road closures in Derby at the moment:


  • East Service Road

  • Haslams Lane

Derbyshire Dales

  • The B5057 at Darley Bridge

  • A6049 between Tideswell and Millersdale

  • A6020 Baslow Road, Ashford in the Water

  • A6 at Ashford in the Water

  • A6 at Rowsley

  • Aston Bridge, A515 at the county boundary

  • Stantonhall Lane junction with Pilhough Lane, Stanton Moor

  • School Lane, Rowsley

High Peak

  • A6 Buxton, between Topley Pike and Morrisons’ island

Amber Valley

  • Park Lane, Wingfield Park, Alfreton

South Derbyshire

  • Repton Road junction with Bargate Lane and Willington Road, Willington

  • Church Road, Egginton

  • Main Street, Ingleby

  • Scropton Road, Scropton

  • Heage Lane, Etwall

  • Ingleby Lane, Milton

  • Bargate Lane, Willington

  • Watery Lane, Bretby

  • Junction of Twyford Lane and Buckford Lane, Twyford

  • Church Lane, Barrow-on-Trent

North East Derbyshire

  • Cowley Lane, Holmesfield

  • Lincolnshire has 5 flood warnings in place and 15 flood alerts urging people to be prepared.

  • Roads are still closed in Leicestershire including, Middleton Street - Aylestone, Leicester and Braunstone Lane East - Aylestone, Leicester.

West Midlands:

Public transport and road traffic has been disrupted across the region, due to flood water leading to closed roads.

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