THE Environment Agency issued a flood warning on the Mardyke River from North Stifford to Purfleet yesterday.

The agency said earlier today river levels are expected to fall over the next 12 hours, but there is a chance of light rain over the next 24 hours.

For more information, call the Environment Agency's floodline on 0845 988 1188, select option 1 and enter quickdial number 036345.