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Good afternoon. Welcome to our live updates of the severe weather situation in Nottingham. If you have pictures or videos please send them to @CBJNews on X.

14:48: The Met Office says amber and yellow weather warnings remain in place for Nottingham. Follow https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/forecast/gcrjp3v96#?date=2023-10-20 for more.

14:37: Raw sewage is said to be flowing down a residential street in Nottingham as flooding continues to impact the city.

The sewage was reported in Sydney Road, Wollaton, on Friday morning (October 20)

Labour councillor Steve Battlemuch, who represents Wollaton west on Nottingham City Council has said house owners are struggling to protect their homes.

“I’ve had calls from residents saying they’re trying to stop it flooding their houses”.

“We are aware of and have reported the flooding on Sydney Road which includes raw sewage on the street – @stwater (Severn Trent Water) need to deal with this & we urge them to do so as a matter of urgency,” they said.

We are still waiting on a comment from Severn Trent.

14:29: Bus updates: Service 1 is diverting via Ruddington Lane, through Ruddington onto A60 between Wilford Lane and Loughborough and South Notts 1 are now operating between city and Clifton, the Dip only. More details at https://www.nctx.co.uk/flooding

14:28: Live traffic cameras available at Nottingham Travelwise: Live traffic and travel information for Nottinghamshire (@NottmTravelwise) (itsnottingham.info)

14:25: All trams in Nottingham are back up and running. There are currently no delays or disruptions.

14:15: Nottingham Forest have confirmed that they do expect their game to go ahead on Saturday as they host Luton Town in the Premier league. They will continue to monitor the situation but hopes remain high.

Nottingham Forest city ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

14:12: The A52, Eastbound carriageway of Brian Clough way, has been closed between Bardills Island and Bramcote Island with buses are forced to divert.

14:11: Gedling Country park in Nottinghamshire has been forced to close due to severe flooding as Storm Babet continues disruption.

Water gushing down a path at Gedling Country Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

A spokesperson for Gedling Borough Council said the central lagoon at the park had burst its banks. He said the measures had been taken due to health and safety concerns, with the café being closed at around 12pm

14:02: Bluecoat Aspey Academy has announced on its website that is is closing.

14:00 Welbeck Primary School has announced on its website that is is closing.

13:38: NET Nottingham Tram have issued a statement announcing they have no service between University Boulevard and Meadows Way West. NCT Orange line buses are accepting our tickets and passes.

13:23: Tram services: Nottingham tram services have been delayed, with longer waiting times, although they are now running through to all destinations.

13:22: Train services: Due to severe weather warnings and several fallen trees, many routes have been suspended. If your already travelling, you can use an advanced ticket on any train.
13:19: The Environment Agency is urging residents to sign up for flood warnings so they can be prepared for weather event.
Environment Agency has issued a warning

 

 

 

 

13:16 Pathfinder 26 is now operating between Nottingham and Burton Joyce however there is no service to Lowdham, Gonalston, Thurgarton, NTU Brackenhurst or Southwall.

13:14 Buses around Nottinghamshire are being disrupted with many being diverted and some cancelled, according to Nottingham City Transport.
There is no service along the main road, Arnold lane and Shelford road on Red 44, while Sky Blue 46 and 47 are diverting on their routes and are all operating in a one way loop.

13:05: Trains disrupted to and from Nottingham. East Midlands Railway announce disruptions to services across the network. More details can be found at https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/travel-information/service-disruptions/disruption-services-across-emr-network

Due to heavy flooding the following routes have been impacted:

  • Sheffield/Derby-London St Pancreas
  • Crewe-Nottingham-Newark Castle
  • Nottingham-Derby-Matlock
  • Nottingham-Mansfield-Worksop
  • Nottingham-Grantham-Skegness
  • Liverpool Lime Street-Nottingham-Norwich

13:04: The Met Office has issued an amber rain warning from 12pm to 6pm today, They say there will be consistent heavy rain throughout the day and that homes, schools and other building are likely to be damaged by floods.

13:03: NETGO! Have released an update following extensive delays to Nottingham’s tram service this morning. Currently all lines are running through all destinations in Nottingham. Waiting times may be longer than usual due to overly busy carriages.

 

Tram sign Nottingham city centre

 

 

 

 

13:00 A46 closed between Six Hills and Keyworth.

12:59: Nottingham Railway Station warning people not to travel due to severe weather.

12:56 Nottingham Forest’s fixture against Luton Town tomorrow is at risk of postponement.

12:54 The environment agency is encouraging people not to travel due to the Amber weather warning.

12:52 The main road near Mansfield has been shut because of flooding with reports of people abandoning their cars in the middle of the road.