Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flood alert for Mid Bristol Avon area

River levels are forecast to rise steadily with todays rainfall on the Bristol Avon, Semington Brook.

Areas most at risk include low lying land and roads between Melksham and Bathford. The flood gates at Holt Road may be closed.

We will continue to monitor levels closely. Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water.

Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.

This message will be updated by 12:00 PM on 26/02/2024, or as the situation changes.

Flood alert area: Mid River Avon and tributaries including Melksham and Bradford on Avon.

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