Storm Eva: Maps show extent of flooding potential in Northumberland

Matt Clough took this picture just outside Shilbottle on the Warkworth road. He said: "Luckily, I didn't get stuck as I have witnessed a lot of cars stuck in the floods."
Matt Clough took this picture just outside Shilbottle on the Warkworth road. He said: "Luckily, I didn't get stuck as I have witnessed a lot of cars stuck in the floods."
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More warnings of potential flooding have been issued for Northumberland rivers.

And these maps show the extent of the problem across the area.

Map shows the areas that are under threat of flooding.

Map shows the areas that are under threat of flooding.

The alerts on the Government's flood-warning website now extends down to the coast, with the River Aln carrying a warning.

In force from 4.55pm, the flood alert, which means flooding is possible, be prepared) states: 'Coastal rivers in Berwick and Alnwick Districts including the River Aln and Waren Burn are expected remain high throughout Boxing Day. This is in response to rainfall which has been affecting the area since Friday afternoon. We are monitoring the situation closely and have field teams on standby and ready to respond. This message will be updated or removed by midday on Sunday 27th December or earlier if the situation changes significantly.'

A large area north of Wooler is covered by the notice as the River Till is also bearing the brunt of heavy, prolonged rainfall.

The flood alert states: 'The River Till and tributaries are responding to the heavy rainfall overnight on the 25th and throughout today (December 26). We expect the River Till to remain high and possibly rise further.'

Flooding warnings on the Coquet and tributaries.

Flooding warnings on the Coquet and tributaries.

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