Flood warning remains for River Wye at Monmouth

First published in Gwent news
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UPDATE: 11.37am

The A4042 remains closed both ways due to flooding between A40 Monmouth Road / A465 Heads Of The Valleys Road (Hardwick Roundabout) and B4269 Llanellen. Diversion: B4269 via Llanfoist

B4246 closed due to flooding between Llanelen Road (Llanfoist) and The Avenue (Govilon).

UPDATE: 10.14am

A FLOOD warning is still in place for undefended areas of the River Wye at Monmouth today.

Other parts of Monmouthshire experienced flooding yesterday with the River Usk bursting its banks at Llanfoist.

A statement from the Environment Agency said the level at Monmouth was 4.6 metres and steady and that river levels are not expected to rise significantly but will continue around this level for the next few hours.

They added the rowing club underpass gates have been closed.

The level at Grosmont was 1.2 metres and falling with a peak level of 3.7 metres occurred at 7.30am yesterday.

Reader picture of flooding next to the B4589 near the Steel Horse cafe, Llanvihangel Gobion:

Key to flood warnings:

South Wales Argus:

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