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More flood alerts issued for Cornwall

More flood alerts issued for Cornwall

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 12:09pm 10th March 2020. (Updated at 3:24pm 10th March 2020)

A string of flood alerts have been issued across Cornwall for Wednesday into Thursday

It follows a day of alerts on Monday which were put in place from Bude to Lands End.  

Warnings are in place for The Rumps to Hartland Point, Copper Pool Hayle, Wadebridge, Chapel Amble, Lands End to Chapel Porth, Rame Head to Plymouth, Gribben Head to Rame Head and Lands End to Lizard Point. 

The Environment Agency says flooding is expected over the high tides, from Wednesday morning 11th March to the morning tide on Thursday 12th. 

"Times of high water will vary along the coast. Conditions apply two hours either side of high tide, with property flooding expected over the peak of the tide.

"Force 6 to 7 west south west winds and offshore wave heights are increasing to over 5m on Thursday. These are forecast to cause wave overtopping and sea spray along the coast including sea front car parks. Expect tides to be up to 500mm higher than predicted.

"Take care near coastal paths and promenades. Do not drive through flood water or waves. 

"We are monitoring the situation and will update this information on Wednesday or if the situation changes."

The Environment Agency

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