Derbyshire on flood alert as 'heavy, prolonged' rain forecast

'Heavy, prolonged' rain could lead to flooding in Derbyshire, according to weather forecasters.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 9:11 am
Take care out there.

The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' warning for rain in the county which is valid until noon on Thursday.

A Met Office spokesperson said: "There is a chance that heavy, prolonged rainfall could lead to local flooding and disruption to transport.

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"Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

"Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.

"There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings.

"There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads."