Homes flooded in Deeping St Nicholas – and more heavy rain predicted

Deeping St Nicholas resident Karen Taylor took this picture in Harrow Road during yesterday's heavy rain. ANL-161106-145701001
Deeping St Nicholas resident Karen Taylor took this picture in Harrow Road during yesterday's heavy rain. ANL-161106-145701001
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The Fire Service has reported that some houses in Deeping St Nicholas were flooded during the heavy downpours yesterday (Friday) afternoon.

Firefighters from Crowland and Spalding dealt with flooding at several properties in the village.

And the Met Office has issued a yellow warning of more heavy rain for south Lincolnshire, with heavy downpours expected to develop later today, turning thundery in places.

They say there is a risk of localised surface water flooding and disruption to travel.Some 15-25 mm of rain could fall locally within an hour, with 30 to 40mm possible within three or four hours. These amounts could generate some surface water flooding.