THE Environment Agency is advising people to stay alert following more heavy rain in the Ludlow and Tenbury area.

River levels have been falling but they are expected to rise again.

There are flood alerts in place in the upper and lower Teme catchment.

River levels are forecast to rise again at Leintwardine, Onibury and Ludlow on the River Corve river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall.

There is flooding of low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Teme, River Onny and River Corve and their tributaries.

Locations that may be affected include Bishops Castle, Church Stretton, Knighton and Ludlow. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours.

River levels are also predicted to rise at the Newnham Bridge river gauge following the rain.

Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Ledyche Brook and River Rea. There may be flooding at Cleobury Mortimer, Neen Sollars and Caynham.

The Agency expect river levels to remain high over the weekend.