Environment Agency issues flood alert for Bakewell area

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The Environment Agency is warning of possible flooding in the Bakewell area amid heavy rain.

A spokesman for the Environment Agency said: “Flooding of low-lying agricultural land is possible in the Ashford and Bakewell areas. River levels are rising. Flooding is expected tonight. Rainfall is forecast over the next 18 hours.”

For more information, visit www.environment-agency.gov.uk