By Ross Findon
Published on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 08:20
A FLOOD alert has been issued for an Isle of Wight river this morning (Tuesday).
The alert for the Eastern Yar was issued by the Environment Agency at 7.11am and warned that river levels were expected to peak tonight.
"River levels in the Eastern Yar have responded to overnight rainfall.
"The rainfall will continue to fall steadily until mid afternoon today (Tuesday). Levels will increase beyond this time and peak during Tuesday night.
"However, more rain is forecast Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. This alert is likely to remain in force, maybe up to Thursday.
"This alert is specifically for the upper reaches of the catchment at Alverstone to Langbridge."
Friday, February 24, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Log-in or register to comment on this story. See our House Rules here.
By ticking "Remember me" you agree to a cookie being stored on your computer - no personal data is shared.
Any views or opinions presented in the comments above are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Isle of Wight County Press.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
IWCP v4.0 © Isle of Wight County Press 2017. All Rights Reserved. Web Design By Matrix Create.
Contact Us | Disclaimer
| Cookies | Links | Sitemap
Isle of Wight County Press Ltd. Registered office: Brannon House, 123 Pyle Street,
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1ST. Registered in England. Registered number: 1342243.