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7 Feb 2014

Flooding - be aware and stay safe

I'm a curious fellow and just checked out the flood warnings for Reading.  The below screen shot shows the warnings and alerts for Reading.  This does include parts of Battle ward.

Taken from the Environment Agency website at 22:40 on February 7 2014

You can can check up to date information here: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/floods/142151.aspx

Or call the Floodline on 0345 988 1188

Please do not take any risks.  My husband saw a cyclist attempt to cycle through a flood today and witnessed him be knocked from his bike.  He then struggled to recover as the waters were moving quickly and his bike was lost.  Several motorists have had to be rescued from floods recently too.

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