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Cornwall remains on flood watch amid high tides and strong winds

Cornwall remains on flood watch amid high tides and strong winds

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 1:48pm 27th November 2019.

Cornwall remains on flood watch as high tides and strong winds hit the coast.

The immediate action flood warnings for the Duchy have now been stood down, along with the weather warning for heavy rain.

But two alerts remain in force for the west Cornwall rivers and also from Lizard Point to Gribbin Head.

The Environment Agency says there may be coastal flooding, plus river levels still remain very high.

People are being advised to stay away from at-risk areas.

"Flooding is possible over the high tides this afternoon, Wednesday 27th November and tomorrow morning Thursday 28th November. 

"Times of high water at Falmouth are, Wednesday afternoon 5:44pm and Thursday morning 6:02am. Times will vary along the coast. 

"Tides have now peaked although will remain high over the coming days. 

"This combined with moderate waves, may lead to some localised coastal flooding around the periods of high tides. 

"Locations particularly at risk include Commercial Road Penryn, Trefusis Road Flushing, the A39 at Perranarworthal and the A390 at Tresillian. 

"People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local radio.

"Bands of heavy showers and locally heavy rain are forecast across west Cornwall this afternoon and evening, as low pressure moves north-east across the country. 

"River levels remain high and are likely to respond to further forecast rainfall. This may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. 

"Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Do not walk or drive through flood water."

Environment Agency

 

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