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Flood warnings and alerts issued for Sunderland as Storm Ciara makes coastal flooding possible

The Environmental Agency has issued one flood warning and two flood alerts for coastal areas across Sunderland as Storm Ciara caused strong winds that have caused a surge in high tides.

By Candice Farrow
Monday, 10th February 2020, 9:35 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 9:35 am

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Flood warnings and alerts issued for Sunderland as Storm Ciara makes coastal flooding possible
Flood warnings and alerts issued for Sunderland as Storm Ciara makes coastal flooding possible

Flooding is expected and immediate is action required, due to high spring tides in combination with Storm Ciara means high tides are predicted in coastal areas.

Areas most at risk are properties including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies.

Flooding to properties, roads and farmlands is expected and residents are being warned to stay away from large waves as they are dangerous.

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Residents are being warned that flooding is possible and to be prepared as high spring tides paired with strong winds associated with Storm Ciara mean that large waves and sea spray are predicted to affect coastal areas.

Areas of concern are Cullercoats, Seaburn Lower Promo, Roker Sea Front and Hendom Prom.

Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is possible and areas near beaches, coastal footpaths, and roads are high risk.

Residents are being warned that flooding is possible and to be prepared due to high spring tides and strong winds caused by Storm Ciara mean large waves and sea spray are forecast to affect coastal areas.

Areas at risk are Fatfield to Queen Alexandra Bridge and flooding to properties, roads and farmland is possible. Other areas of concern include, beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads.