Meadowhall flood barriers remain in place with more heavy rain expected across Sheffield

Meadowhall’s flood barriers remain in place today, with more rain expected in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 20th January 2021, 8:09 am

The Met Office issued an amber weather warning for heavy rain for parts of the country this week, including Sheffield.

It is expected to remain in place until midday tomorrow.

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The Flood Barrier at Meadowhall, pictured. Picture: NSST-19-01-21-FloodBarrierMeadowhall 6-NMSY

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In response, Meadowhall’s flood barrier’s were erected.

Heavy rainfall combined with some snowmelt is likely to lead to flooding.

Meadowhall still remains open for essential stores. Some cafes and restaurants are offering click-and-collect, takeaway or delivery options.

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