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Storm Dennis: Flood warnings in place for Bourne Eau system which covers Pode Hole, Pinchbeck and Surfleet




Storm Dennis may have moved on but parts of south Lincolnshire are still facing flooding.

The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the Bourne Eau System as a result of the heavy rain which battered the area during the weekend's storms.

The Bourne Eau System covers, Twenty, Pode Hole, Pinchbeck, West Pinchbeck, Surfleet, Tongue End and Baston.

A flood warning is in place for the Bourne Eau system (29417736)
A flood warning is in place for the Bourne Eau system (29417736)

A statement says: "Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Glen and Bourne Eau area as a result of Storm Dennis. This means that levels in the River Glen and Bourne Eau have risen, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers.

"We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued.

"Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens."



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