Flood Alert Info - Minor Tributaries of the Nene in Northamptonshire

Area Description

Grendon Brook, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Skew Bridge, Chelveston Brook, Hog Dyke, Barnwell Brook, Polebrook, Stonepit Dyke, Warmington Dyke, Southwick Brook, Billing Brook and Castor Splash.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2020 12:32
Grendon Brooks, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Billing Brook
Over the last few days heavy rainfall has fallen in the Northamptonshire area causing high flows in rivers and flooding to many areas. Levels in the River Nene will remain high today, Tuesday, 29th December and are expected to remain high for the next few days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. We will update this message on Wednesday, 30th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 12:59
Grendon Brooks, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Billing Brook
Over the last few days heavy rainfall has fallen in the Northamptonshire area causing high flows in rivers and flooding to many areas. Levels in the River Nene will remain high today, Monday, 28th December and are expected to remain high for the next few days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. We will update this message on Tuesday, 29th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 16:34
Grendon Brooks, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Billing Brook
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the Northamptonshire area. Tributaries of the River Nene are expected to remain high today, Sunday 27th December and for the next few days. We are monitoring the situation and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We will update this message on Monday 28th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 16:29
Grendon Brooks, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Billing Brook
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the Northamptonshire area. Tributaries of the River Nene are expected to remain high today, Saturday 26th December and for the next few days. We are monitoring the situation and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We will update this message on Sunday 27th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2020 19:41
Grendon Brooks, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Billing Brook
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the Northamptonshire area. Tributaries of the River Nene are expected to remain high today, Friday 25th December and for the next few days. We are monitoring the situation and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We will update this message on Saturday 26th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 16:40
Grendon Brooks, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Billing Brook
We have seen heavy rainfall around the Northampton area over the last few days. Tributaries of the River Nene are rising and are expected to remain high today, Thursday, 24th December and for the next few days. We are monitoring the situation and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We will update this message on Friday, 25th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 15:31
Grendon Brooks, Wollaston Brook, Knuston Brook, Billing Brook
We have seen heavy rainfall around Northampton area today, Wednesday 23rd December. Tributaries of the River Nene are rising and are expected to remain high from today, and for the next few days. We are monitoring the situation and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We will update this message as the situation changes.