LIVE: Flooding and travel updates across Notts
Residents across Notts are preparing for floods, after heavy rain left the River Trent at near record levels.
There are currently around 30 flood warnings in place across the county, with the newest being issued in Farndon, Newark, this morning.
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Lowdham, Gunthorpe, Hoveringham and Zouch are among the worst affected areas across Notts, but householders in Newark and Sherwood are now also on alert as river levels peak.
Notts County Council said they were sending out 3,000 extra sandbags to the worst-hit areas, and were in the process of helping the most vulnerable people.
Paul Mckay, Service Director and Chair of the Risk, Safety and Emergency Management Board, said: "We’re contacting older and disabled people who are known the the County Council in the Gunthorpe, Lowdham and Hoveringham areas who may need some assistance. We are prioritising these areas as it's possible that they may flood or become isolated if the A6097 floods."
"We want to make sure vulnerable people are given the assistance they need.
"Rest centres will be made available or people can go to friends and relatives if they prefer. We have 4 x 4s on standby to help move people or provide vital services if needed.
"There have been no disruption to the Council's Meals at Home services and we are providing a normal service.
"In these difficult times it is great that many local communities pull together. As part of this we would encourage people in affected communities to check on older people and vulnerable neighbours to see if they are well and have access to food and drink.
"All schools in the areas along the Trent remain open at the moment, but we will be monitoring the waters and advising head teachers accrordingly."
A man was also rescued from his car by firefighters after it got stranded in Kelham Road, Newark, at around 8.20am this morning. He was uninjured.
The rising water levels come as the Met Office warns of drastically dipping temperatures across the county in the coming days.
Temperatures will reach a high of 6 degrees C on Wednesday, five on Thursday and just three by Friday, dipping to -1 degrees C overnight.
The Met Office is forecasting snow for Saturday afternoon, with temperatures of just 3 degrees C at midday.
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