North Bank ‘expected to stay closed’ after Environment Agency issue flood warning amid Storm Dennis

PUBLISHED: 11:19 17 February 2020 | UPDATED: 12:49 17 February 2020

A flood warning has been issued for North Bank road amid Storm Dennis. Picture: Archant/FILE

A flood warning has been issued for North Bank road amid Storm Dennis. Picture: Archant/FILE

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North Bank road is expected to stay closed after the Environment Agency issued a flood warning, the council has announced.

The notorious road is expected to remain shut after "heavy rain has been falling on the River Nene catchment" amid Storm Dennis.

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Peterborough City Council revealed the Environment Agency put out the warning at 1am on Monday, February 17 had alerted followers on Twitter.

They said: "Heavy rain has been falling on the River Nene catchment. The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning effective from 1am on February 17.

"North Bank road alongside the River Nene, east of Peterborough and west of Dog-in-a-Doublet Sluice, is expected to stay closed during this period."

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