River levels are rising quickly as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected between 8am and 1pm today, Thursday 14 January. It is expected flooding to affect properties In and around Bentley Avenue. Peak river levels could be similar to that last seen on 27 December 2020. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue during the day and its expect river levels to continue to rise until around midday today Thursday 14 January. The Environment agency are closely monitoring the situation. Incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers and we are liaising with emergency services and our partners. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated by 2pm on Thursday 14 January, or as the situation changes.