Government issues flood alerts amid wet and windy weather

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Flood alerts have been issued for the county <i>(Image: Environment Agency)</i>
Flood alerts have been issued for the county (Image: Environment Agency)

The government has issued flood alerts for seaside locations in Sussex after recent wet and windy weather.

The alerts, for Climping seafront, Seaford beach and some inland areas of Seaford, mean flooding is possible in these areas.

A spokeswoman for the Environment Agency (EA) said: "People in these areas should monitor local water levels and weather conditions.

"They should avoid using low lying footpaths or entering areas prone to flooding."


The EA also recommends people in these areas have a "flood plan" which includes:

  • Having a bag ready with vital items like insurance documents and medications in case you need to leave your home

  • Checking you know how to turn off your gas, electricity and water mains supplies

  • Planning how you will move family and pets to safety

The warnings for Seaford were issued last night and the warning for Climping was issued yesterday morning.

They will remain in place until the EA deems it safe to remove them.