Flood Alert Info - Middle Nene

Area Description

River Nene between Cogenhoe and Wansford.

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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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

Important information
Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 14:31
River Nene
Following the rain over the past few weeks, river levels remain high. We expect the river to remain high over the next few days. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely, but some local access roads could be affected. There is the possibility of heavy rain showers for the coming days which could keep river levels and flows high. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Saturday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 15:54
River Nene
Following the rain over the past week, river levels remain high. We expect the river to remain high over the next few days. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely, but some local access roads could be affected. There is the possibility of heavy rain showers for the coming days which could keep river levels and flows high. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Friday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 12:29
River Nene
Following the rain over the past week, river levels remain high. We expect the river to remain high over the next few days. We are continuing to empty flood water from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely, but some local access roads could be affected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Thursday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 13:27
River Nene
Following the rain over the past week, river levels remain high. There was further heavy rainfall overnight and we expect the river to remain high over the next few days. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely, but some local access roads could be affected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Apr 2018 12:28
River Nene
Following the rain over the past week, river levels remain high. We expect the river to remain high over the next few days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands and further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight Monday into Tuesday, which is expected to cause river levels to rise again. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely, but some local access roads could be affected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2018 10:42
River Nene
Following the rain over the past week, river levels remain high. We expect the river to remain high over the next few days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely but some local access roads could be affected. However, further heavy rainfall is forecast from Sunday through to Tuesday. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 12:47
River Nene
Following the rain over the past week, river levels remain high. We expect the river to remain high over the next few days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely but some local access roads could be affected. There is the potential for further heavy showers over the weekend and Monday. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 10:29
River Nene
We have seen heavy rainfall over the past few days in the River Nene catchment area. This means that the river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the river to remain high over several days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely but some local access roads could be affected. There is the potential for further heavy showers over the weekend. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 09:28
River Nene
We have seen heavy rainfall over the past few days in the River Nene catchment area. This means that the river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the river to remain high over several days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely but some local access roads could be affected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 15:36
River Nene
Throughout the Easter weekend we saw heavy rainfall in the River Nene catchment area. This means that the river levels have risen and remain high. Further showers are forecast today. We expect the river to remain high over several days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely but some local access roads could be affected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:05
River Nene
Throughout the Easter weekend we saw heavy rainfall in the River Nene catchment area. This means that the river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the river to remain high over several days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely but some local access roads could be affected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 05:48
River Nene
Throughout the Easter weekend we saw heavy rainfall in the River Nene catchment area. This means that the river level has risen and remains high. We expect the river to remain high over several days, as water is discharged from the Northampton Washlands. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely but some local access roads could be affected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 21:34
River Nene
River levels on the River Nene remain high. There is more rain forecast for late Sunday evening and early hours on Monday morning as well as further rainfall throughout the day. This is likely to cause prolonged high flows on the River Nene. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:17
River Nene
Throughout Friday and Saturday we saw heavy rainfall in the River Nene catchment area. This means that the river level has risen and remains high. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 21:06
River Nene
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Nene catchment area. This means that river level has risen and remains high. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 23:28
River Nene
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Nene catchment area. This means that rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river by the morning of Saturday, March 31st. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 13:36
River Nene
Due to on-going rainfall in the Northamptonshire area, the middle Nene has been experiencing high levels for several days now. River levels are now starting to fall, however further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours which could lead to levels rising again. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 14:07
River Nene
River levels have started to drop but are high enough that flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river may continue through out today. More rain is forecast overnight into Thursday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 20:19
River Nene
Rain during today has caused rivers to rise slightly for the rest of the evening . There very little rain predicted tomorrow so rivers levels should start to fall.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 15:42
River Nene
Overnight rain has caused rivers to rise slightly and will do so for the rest of the day . Little further rain is expected in the next 24 hours and rivers should start falling later today.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 09:27
River Nene
The River Nene levels although slowly receding, remain elevated following the rainfall earlier in the week. We expect this to continue throughout Friday and into Saturday. Therefore this Flood Alert will remain in force until levels subsequently reduce. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 13:08
River Nene
The River Nene is slowly dropping back down to normal levels. But the rainfall during Wednesday morning is expected to cause the high river levels to be maintained through to Thursday. Therefore this Flood Alert is staying in force until levels subsequently reduce. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 11:20
River Nene
The River Nene is slowly dropping back down to normal levels, however further rainfall is forecast to fall on Wednesday 24 January which could cause the levels to rise again. Therefore this Flood Alert is staying in force on a precautionary basis.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 16:20
River Nene
The River Nene has been rising in response to Sunday's rainfall, which is leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. The upper reaches of the River Nene have already reached their peak and are starting to fall, but it will take a few more days for the high levels to travel down the middle and lower reaches of the River Nene. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 07:42
River Nene
The River Nene has been rising in response to Sunday's rainfall, which is leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from Monday morning onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 17:05
River Nene
We are continuing to monitor river levels on the River Nene, and have staff out checking and clearing blockages in the area. Additional rainfall this afternoon, and forecast overnight and into the morning of Wednesday 3rd January is expected to see levels rise again. We are not expecting these to flood properties, or to trigger flood warnings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 11:12
River Nene
River levels on the Nene have fallen overnight however further rainfall expected throughout today could cause levels to rise again. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is still not likely, even with further rainfall, and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. We are continuing to monitor river levels, and our staff are out checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 19:49
River Nene
River levels on the Nene remain high following recent rainfall, and are continuing to flood some low lying land and roads. There is little further rainfall expected tonight, however some small totals are possible tomorrow on Tuesday 2nd of January. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are continuing to monitor river levels, and our staff are continuing to check for and clear blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 11:56
River Nene
River levels on the Nene are still high following recent rainfall, and are continuing to flood some low lying land and roads. There is little further rainfall expected today, however some small totals are possible tomorrow. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are continuing to monitor river levels, and our staff are out checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 18:38
River Nene
River levels on the Nene are high and will stay high throughout the rest of day into tomorrow, continuing to flood some low lying land and roads. Rainfall has now cleared, with little further rainfall expected over the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are continuing to monitor river levels, with staff out checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow morning on Monday the 1st of January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 12:00
River Nene
River levels on the Nene will stay high following recent rainfall, continuing to flood some low lying land and roads. Rainfall has now cleared, with little further rainfall expected over the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are continuing to monitor river levels, with staff out checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 18:58
River Nene
The River Nene remains high following last night’s rainfall. Low lying land and roads may continue to be affected for much of the weekend however our forecast indicates that widespread flooding to properties is unlikely and further warnings are not expected. The Northampton Washlands flood storage area is continuing to store water to protect nearby communities from flooding. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (Sunday) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 09:47
River Nene
The River Nene remains high following additional rainfall overnight and into the morning of Saturday 30 December. Low lying land and roads may continue to be affected for much of the weekend however our forecast indicates that widespread flooding to properties is unlikely and further warnings are not expected. The Northampton Washlands flood storage area is continuing to store water to protect nearby communities from flooding. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 15:05
River Nene
The River Nene remains high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads following further heavy rainfall and snow melt on Friday 29 December. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and into the weekend. Our forecasts indicate that widespread flooding to properties isn't likely and no further flood warnings are expected. The Northampton Washlands flood storage area is continuing to store water to protect nearby communities from flooding. There is some additional rain forecast to fall overnight. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 15:06
River Nene
Due to heavy rainfall and snow melt, the River Nene is high, which will continue to flood low lying land and roads close to the river during today. We expect the river to remain high throughout today into tomorrow. Our forecasts indicate that widespread flooding to properties isn't likely and no further flood warnings will be issued. The Northampton Washlands flood storage area is storing flood waters and will for the rest of the day. The rainfall has now cleared with little further rainfall forecast. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:59
River Nene
Overnight on Tuesday we saw heavy rainfall in the Northamptonshire area. This means that the River Nene is high, which will continue to flood low lying land and roads close to the river during today. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. Our forecasts indicate that widespread flooding to properties isn't likely and no further flood warnings will be issued. The Northampton Washlands flood storage area is storing flood waters and will for the rest of the day. The rainfall has now cleared with little further rainfall forecast. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 15:43
River Nene
Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall in the Northamptonshire area. This means that the River Nene is high, which will continue to flood low lying land and roads close to the river during Wednesday evening. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. Our forecasts indicate that widespread flooding to properties isn't likely and no further flood warnings will be issued. The Northampton Washlands flood storage area is storing flood waters during the rest of the day. The rainfall has now cleared with little further rainfall forecast. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:15
River Nene
Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall in the Northamptonshire area. This means that the River Nene is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during the morning on Wednesday. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. Our forecasts indicate that widespread flooding to properties isn't likely, however, isolated flood warnings are expected to be issued later this morning. The Northampton Washlands flood storage area is expected to start to store flood waters during Wednesday. Further rainfall is expected during the rest of Wednesday morning but should be clearing by midday. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.