Lincolnshire
September 30, 2019 10.14 am This story is over

Roads closed and cars abandoned as flood warnings continue in Lincolnshire

There are also 11 flood alerts in place across the rest of the county

Forecasters have warned of more flooding across Lincolnshire after heavy rains brought parts the county to a standstill.

One driver was even forced to abandon their car after driving into floodwater under the rail bridge in Potterhanworth.

Unsettled weather brought travel chaos over the weekend, but flood warnings are in place until Tuesday, October 1.

There are currently 11 flood alerts in place across the county and two, more severe, flood warnings in place for Boston and Horncastle.

Check out the full flood warnings map on the Government website by clicking or tapping here.

Flood warnings and alerts are in place across Lincolnshire.

The flood information service has strongly urged residents in both towns to take action immediately to protect their homes.

Flooding was predicted in Horncastle from 9pm onwards on September 29, with water expected to be highest upstream of Stanhope Road.

Stormy conditions are expected to bring a tidal surge down to Boston from Monday, September 30 with disruption expected until October 2.

Flood alerts also remain in place in Gainsborough, Saxilby, North Hykeham, Market Rasen, Wragby, Heckington, Boston, Horncastle, Mablethorpe, Skegness, and North Somercotes.

Across the country, there are 72 flood warnings in place and 164 flood alerts in place, but no severe flood warnings.

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