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Western Rother flood alert area

The Western Rother is high at Fittleworth, but now slowly falling following Sunday's rain. Minor flooding affecting fields, rural roads and gardens in Fittleworth will reduce further during Tuesday and Wednesday. However, water levels will remain higher than normal until next week. In Liss, Sheet, Iping and Midhurst, the Western Rother has already fallen significantly. Only isolated showers are forecast over the next five days. The Western Rother will slowly fall all week. River levels will remain sensitive to future rainfall, so please remain prepared for flood risk to return this winter. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will re-issue this message if the risk of flooding increases again.

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Flood alert area: The Western Rother from Liss to Hardham

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