By Ross Findon
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
A FLOOD alert was issued last night (Monday) for the Eastern Yar.
This morning (Monday) the Environment Agency said: "13mm of rain has fallen in 12 hours at Knighton raingauge.
"Showers have now passed over the Isle of Wight and there is very little further rain forecast until tomorrow (Wednesday) evening.
"River levels around Alverstone and Langbridge are rising in response to the rainfall and there will be some out of bank river flow through fields and on some footpaths."
It said it would continue to monitor the river level.
*The flood alert was lifted shortly after 3pm today (Tuesday).
Flooding in Warlands Lane, Shalfleet on Monday. Picture by Lucie Carroll.
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