OFFICIALS have warned that flooding is "possible" in Reading this week.

The Lower River Loddon could flood following heavy rainfall, and advice is to "be prepared".

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River levels remain high but are beginning to fall, and no further rainfall is forecast.

Reading Chronicle:

The Gov.UK site said: "We are closely monitoring the situation.

"Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels."

A flood alert is also in place for the River Pang from East Ilsley to Pangbourne and Sulham Brook.

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The site warns that flooding of roads and farmland is possible, and that peak levels will be similar to the flooding in March 2013.

River levels are expected to remain high for the next few days.

Property flooding is not expected in either area.