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River Great Ouse flood warnings in Buckinghamshire

A flood warning has been issued for the Great Ouse in Buckinghamshire, as river levels continue to rise.

The Environment Agency (EA) has issued a warning for a stretch of the river in Newport Pagnell after rainfall on Thursday.

Areas near to North Bridge and Woad Farm are at risk.

The agency said further rainfall is expected on Saturday, and it would be monitoring the situation.

A spokesman said: "River levels have peaked in Brackley and Buckingham and river levels are still rising slowly at Newport Pagnell."

Milton Keynes Council said it had a crew on standby with sandbags.

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