Several flood alerts are in place across Buckinghamshire as a spell of bad weather continues.

The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for areas along the River Thames and the River Wye in Buckinghamshire today, Friday, March 1.

As per an update at 8:38am this morning, flooding of low-lying land and roads is expected across the county today in areas including Marlow and High Wycombe.

Flood alerts have been issued for the River Thames through Marlow and Bourne End and for parts of High Wycombe close to the River Wye and Hughenden Stream.

Property flooding is not expected, but residents have been warned to avoid using low-lying footpaths and roads while water levels remain high.

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A spokesperson for the government agency said: “Heavy showers are expected to continue throughout today with a band of rain expected overnight into tomorrow morning.

“We expect river levels to remain high throughout today while we continue to monitor the situation."

Groundwater flood alerts have also been issued for Chesham and Iver, with levels expected to remain high for “several weeks or longer” following "heavy winter rainfall".

The Environment Agency will continue to monitor flooding across the county and provide regular updates.