Flood alert for Gurnard Luck

By a County Press reporter

Friday, December 14, 2012

 

A FLOOD alert has been issued for Gurnard Luck this afternoon (Friday).

The Environment Agency said: "20mm of rain has fallen at Cowes in the last twelve hours and the level in the Gurnard Luck has been high, especially during the lunchtime tide today. 

"As the river can take 8 to 10 hours before all the rainfall leaves the system, the level is expected to rise again during tonight's high tide, expected at 2330 hours. 

"The tides are also higher than normal tonight which will cause water levels in the river to be held up longer. Properties next to the Gurnard Luck are likely to see garden flooding as a result."

More News

1 - 2 - 3 - 4

Comments

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.

Forgotten your password?

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.

Most Read

  1. Man falls on to railway line

    Thursday, November 27, 2014

  2. Headteacher praised by Ofsted to leave

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

  3. Pair arrested after drugs raid

    Thursday, November 27, 2014

  4. £5m settlement for family after Isle of Wight NHS failings

    Thursday, November 27, 2014

  5. Andrew Turner questions Tony Blair's Save the Children award

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

View our Elgin Traffic & Travel Map
Travel News Sponsor