More flood alerts for Wiltshire

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By nhavergal | Thursday, November 22, 2012, 13:05

Wiltshire and parts of the South West have been issued with severe flood warnings as more rain fell overnight and due to continue throughout the day. 

Many people woke to roads being closed and flooding to properties. 

Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service have been working closely with the police and public to ensure the safety of those affected. 

Businesses are also feeling the effects of flooding with less people coming into town and commuting to get to work.

Myles Bond, Manager of 5th Avenue, Trowbridge said: "We are struggling due to the amount of water in Trowbridge and we're not getting people coming over from Trowbridge town centre because of this wall of water between us."

"I live 25 minutes away so commuting to and from work is very difficult due to increased traffic and flooding and roads are closed."


B3105 and B3106 along Staverton, Trowbridge is closed due to severe flooding in both directions. 

Traffic running through Bradford-on-Avon along the town bridge however water levels are rising and flowing over the banks.

B4069 along the High Street in Sutton Benger, near Chippenham is experiencing severe flooding problem. A diversion has been made through Kington Langley from the Chippenham side on the B4122 near junction 17. 

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