Heavy rain causing major problems - school closures, train cancellations and road closures in Warwick, Leamington and Kenilworth area
Heavy rains are causing major problems across the district - with road closures, train cancellations and school closures.
Chiltern Railways said the railway between Banbury and Leamington ahs now reopened - it was closed this morning.
A spokesperson for Chiltern said: "Following heavy rain flooding the railway between Banbury and #LeamingtonSpa the line towards the West Midlands has now reopened. Ticket acceptance is no longer in place on other train providers."
FLOOD WARNINGS IN OUR AREA
Flood warnings have been issued in the following areas:
River Dene at Walton
River Dene at Wellesbourne
River Stour at Mitford Bridge, Shipston on Stour and Tredington
River Leam at Marton
Finham Brook at Kenilworth
Rural roads are becoming impassible and drivers are being told to be careful.
Many of the roads in and around Southam and the nearby villages are becoming dangerous.
Warwickshire County Council said: "We are receiving multiple reports of flooding in various areas. We are in contact with local operators to monitor the impact on bus services and will provide updates as we receive them."
So far, we have been made aware of following school closures:
Kineton Primary School
Brailes Primary School
Acorns Primary School
Moreton Morrell C Of E Primary School
The Dassett C.Of E. Primary School
Tysoe C.Of E. Primary School
Wolverton Primary School
Newbold And Tredington C.Of E. Primary School
Ilmington C.Of E. Primary School
Great Alne Primary School
Our Lady's Catholic Primary School, Princethorpe
Temple Herdewyke Primary School
Shipston Primary School
Snitterfield Primary School
Lapworth C.Of E. Primary School
King Edward VI School
Tudor Grange Primary Academy Haselor
Wootton Wawen C.Of E. Primary School
Loxley C.Of E. Community Primary School
King's High and Warwick Prep School
Coughton CofE Primary School
Claverdon Primary School
Wellesbourne C.Of E. Primary School i
This is an ongoing story - we will bring you more on this as it happens.
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