VIDEO/PICTURES: Floods hit Derbyshire '“ and you can expect more

Heavy rain resulted in flooding in parts of Derbyshire '“ with warnings of more to come.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 11:12 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:47 pm
Ripley Running Club battling through the flooded road on Street Lane near Heage.

Roads turned turned to rivers in a number of areas – including the Peak District, Ripley and Belper – on Tuesday night.

A spokesman for East Midlands Ambulance Service said: “There have been loads of road traffic collisions during the period of bad weather. Please take care and drive safely.”

The Met Office has issued yellow ‘be aware’ weather alerts of rain for the East Midlands between 10am and 9pm on Wednesday and between 10am and 10pm on Thursday.

Ripley Running Club battling through the flooded road on Street Lane near Heage.

A Met Office spokesman added: “Scattered heavy, thundery showers are expected to develop yet again on Wednesday and Thursday and will lead to slow-moving downpours.

“As on preceding days, some locations will miss these downpours but please be aware of possible localised flooding and disruption to travel where they do occur.”

Pictures and video show the deluge – click the ‘play’ button above

Ripley Running Club battling through the flooded road on Street Lane near Heage.