Flood Alert update issued Friday 20th December. 4.14am;

River levels are forecast to rise again as a result of heavy rainfall expected overnight last night 19/12/19, and into the early hours of today Friday 20/12/19. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning 20/12/19 along the River Rother particularly at Crowhurst Bridge and around Shrub Lane. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point but there is further rainfall forecast during the coming days and we will issue any warning messages if the situation worsens. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners and clearing trash screens. Please plan driving routes accordingly and avoid footpaths near watercourses. This message will be updated at 13:00 on 20/12/2019