Network Rail and train operators across the East Midlands are urging passengers to check their individual journeys before they travel on Sunday, February 9, as severe weather is forecast, including winds of up to 80mph and heavy rain brought by Storm Ciara throughout the weekend.
With winter now here, North Kesteven District Council has published some tips on how residents can keep warm and save money, while also cutting their environment impact, as they wait for temperatures to climb again.
Repairs are now underway on flood banks damaged by recent wet weather in fenland near Sleaford, with Environment Agency teams using specialist equipment to restore protection to homes, businesses and farms.
There have been fresh flood warnings issued for Sleaford and Ruskington Beck after more heavy rain fell yesterday (Thursday) and overnight leading to the Environment Agency admitting that the river system is "overwhelmed".
With more heavy rainfall expected over the next two days, Environment Agency teams are carrying out emergency reinforcement work on a stretch of the banks along the Billinghay Skirth to reduce the risk of flooding.