Nine amber flood alerts and one red alert are currently in place across Berkshire as heavy rain hits the area.

It comes as the Met Office has enacted a yellow weather warning for the southeast, which started at 2am today (February 8) and is to last until 6am on Friday, February 9.

The forecast shows "persistent heavy rainfall" which will ease during the afternoon before further heavy rain hits this evening.

In West Berkshire, the Environment Agency has issued a red flood alert for River Lambourn from Upper Lambourn to Great Shefford.

The Environment Agency said: "River levels on the River Lambourn are high following recent rainfall and high groundwater levels.

"Further flooding of property is not expected but flooding of roads and low-lying land may continue, especially in the Eastbury area.

"We are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and be aware of flooded roads, do not drive through floodwater."

Other flood warnings include River Pang from East Ilsley to Pangbourne and Sulham Brook, River Lambourn and its tributaries from Upper Lambourn down to Newbury, and River Kennet and its tributaries from Berwick Bassett down to Newbury.

Meanwhile, there are warnings of groundwater flooding in West Ilsley, East Ilsley, Compton, Chilton and West Hagbourne.

The Leckhampstead area, Great Shefford area, Lambourn Valley catchment and Upper Aldbourne Valley are also being warned of groundwater flooding.