Flood alerts issued across Lincolnshire

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The Environment Agency has issued a number of ‘flood alerts’ across Lincolnshire.

These include:

Boston - South Forty Foot Drain (Bourne to Boston), lower River Witham (Lincoln to Boston, tributaries may also affect Woodhall Spa, Coningsby, South Kyme and Bardney), East and West Fens (East and West Fen catchwaters, plus the Stonebridge Drain to the north of Boston), minor watercourses of South Forty Foot Drain (lowlying areas near the South Forty Foot Drain from Heckington to Bourne including East Heckington, Great Hale, Scredington, Swaton, Horbling, Billingborough, Aslackby and Dyke)

Sleaford - South Forty Foot Drain (Bourne to Boston), minor watercourses of South Forty Foot Drain (lowlying areas near South Forty Foot Drain from Heckington to Bourne, including East Heckington, Great Hale, Scredington, Swaton, Horbling, Billingborough, Aslackby and Dyke)

Spalding - Lower Welland (Lower Welland and other watercourses from Stamford to Spalding, including Market Deeping and Spalding), South Forty Foot Drain (Bourne to Boston)

Louth - Louth Canal and Waithe Beck (Louth Canal from Louth to Tetney Lock, the Waithe Beck from Binbrook to Tetney Lock and their tributaries including the River Ludd in Louth. Tributaries may also affect Utterby and Covenham St Mary)

Horncastle - lower River Witham (Lincoln to Boston, tributaries may also affect Woodhall Spa, Coningsby, South Kyme and Bardney), Bain Catchmen (River Bain from Goulceby to Tattershall, including the River Waring)

Market Rasen - Rase and Upper Ancholme (River Rase and tributaries from Market Rasen to Bishopbridge and the River Ancholme down to Bishopbridge)

Skegness - Lincolnshire East Coast rivers (Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain and Willoughby High Drain)

Spilsby - River Steeping (Between Tetford and Wainfleet including Stockwith Mill, Partney, Croft and Wainfleet. Tributaries may also affect Great Steeping)

A ‘flood alert’ means ‘flooding is possible be prepared’.

Updates can be found on the EA website.

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