Flood warning issued for River Leam

Flood warnings have been issued for parts of the River Leam as heavy rain, high tides, and strong winds batter the UK.
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Water levels are rising along the stretch of the river at Eathorpe, Hunningham and Offchurch, The Environment Agency has said.

Alerts have also been issued for low-lying areas between Grandborough and Leamington.

Overall the Environment Agency has has issued 21 severe flood warnings - which mean “danger to life” - affecting south-west England, Gloucestershire and Wales while the Met Office has warned of flooding in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

More than 400 lower-level flood alerts and warnings apply across England and Wales.