Flood warning issued for Rugby as River Avon levels rise

Flood warning issued for Rugby
Flood warning issued for Rugby

A flood alert has been issued for Rugby Borough due to the River Avon’s high levels.

Low-lying land and roads between Stanford and Rugby, including Lilbourne and Clay Coton, could be affected and residents have been told to remain vigilant.

The flood warning, issued this morning (Monday, January 11) stated: “River levels remain high on the River Avon with flooding possible. At 07.45am, the level at the Lilbourne gauge was 0.6 metres but is forecast to continue rising during the morning. Over the past six hours there has been 5mm of rain. River levels will rise today so please remain vigilant.”

Call Floodline on 0345 988 1188, select option 1 and enter Quickdial number 0524611 to get more information