Flood Alert Info - Welland Valley

Area Description

Welland Valley and River Jordan from Braybrooke to Stamford, including Braybrooke, Market Harborough, Welham, Harringworth, and Stamford.
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

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 19:18
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the weekend river levels have risen on the River Welland as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. This led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring the situation in the area incident room. 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 are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Tuesday 18th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 20:04
River Welland, River Jordan
River levels have risen on the River Welland as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis affecting the county. This has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Sunday 16th February. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring the situation in the area incident room and will update this message as required. 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 are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Monday the 17th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 19:24
River Welland, River Jordan
River levels are forecast to rise on the River Welland as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis affecting the county overnight. Leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight and into Sunday 16th February. 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. We are monitoring the situation in the area incident room overnight and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. 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 are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Sunday the 16th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 18:45
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across the Welland Valley. This means that the River Welland is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Monday 10th February, onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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 are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Tuesday 11th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 07:24
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across the Welland Valley. This means that the River Welland is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this morning, Monday 10th February onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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 are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Tuesday, 11th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2020 14:20
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland area. This means that levels in the River Welland have risen, which may have led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is expected overnight tonight, Saturday 11th January, and further unsettled weather may follow into early next week. 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday 12th January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 10:10
River Welland, River Jordan
Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland area. This means that levels in the River Welland have risen, which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. No further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours but we expect the river to remain high for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday 11th January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2020 14:49
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. This means that levels in the River Welland have risen, which may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Thursday 9th January onwards. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated on Friday 10th January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 19:52
River Welland, River Jordan
The weather forecast is for heavy rain overnight tonight, Wednesday 8th January, and into Thursday morning. This means that the River Welland is expected to rise, which may cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Thursday. Our forecasts indicate flooding to low lying properties is possible and we will closely monitor the situation. We have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated on Thursday 9th January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:13
River Welland, River Jordan
Heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment means that levels in the River Welland are high. Levels are now gradually reducing. Low lying land and roads will continue to be affected today, Sunday December 22nd. We will review the need for this alert tomorrow based on the current dry weather forecast. Flooding to properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, 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. This message will be updated Monday 23rd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 14:36
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. This means that the River Welland is now high, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Saturday 21st December, onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, 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. This message will be updated Sunday 22nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 16:44
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. This means that the River Welland is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river this evening, Friday 20th December onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, 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. This message will be updated Saturday 21st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 11:42
River Welland, River Jordan
Due to the recent heavy rainfall in the River Welland area, river levels are still remaining high, and we will continue to see flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river over the weekend. The weather outlook continues to be unsettled, and further rainfall is expected in this area over the weekend, which could cause levels to rise further. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Sunday 15 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 16:44
River Welland, River Jordan
Due to the recent heavy rainfall in the River Welland area, river levels are still remaining high, and we will continue to see flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during Friday and over the weekend. The weather outlook continues to be unsettled, and further rainfall is expected in this area over the weekend, which could cause levels to rise further. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Saturday 14 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 22:15
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland Valley area. This means that the River Welland is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this evening on Thursday 12th onwards. 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated Friday 13th, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 18:10
River Welland, River Jordan
River levels remain high in the Welland Valley following recent heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. Further showers have been falling on the area throughout Sunday. We expect levels to remain high throughout the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 20:41
River Welland, River Jordan
River levels remain high in the Welland Valley following recent heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. Further light showers are forecast for Saturday evening, and into Sunday 17th of November. This will lead to the continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. We expect levels 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. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated by Sunday evening, 17th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 21:45
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. This means that the River Welland has risen, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated by Saturday evening, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:56
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. This means that the River Welland has risen, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated by Saturday evening, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 12:21
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment. This means that the River Welland is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon today, Thursday 14th of November onwards. 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated by Friday evening, 15th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 22:24
River Welland, River Jordan
The heavy and persistent rainfall that fell throughout Thursday and into Friday morning has caused river levels to rise in the River Welland area. Levels have started to drop in upper reaches, in the Market Harborough area. Water continues to move downstream and the peak is currently passing through Stamford and the lower reaches. Levels are stabilising but the river will remain high and may continue to cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and this warning will be removed once levels have dropped further. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday 10th November 2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 02:25
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 48 hours, we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland area. River levels are stabilising but the river will remain high and may continue to cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river levels to start falling throughout Saturday 9th November. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated on Saturday 9 November 2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 09:46
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 36 hours, we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland area. This means that the River Welland is high, which will cause continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast today, Friday 8th November, and we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated on Friday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 20:38
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours, we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland area. This means that the River Welland is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 10:41
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours, we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Welland area. This means that the River Welland is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the morning of Thursday, November 7th onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 16:20
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland Valley. This means that the rivers remain high, which will cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river to continue. No further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours but we expect rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our current forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 00:30
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland Valley. This means that the rivers are high, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. No further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours but we expect rivers 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 time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated during Sunday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 07:12
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland Valley. This means that the rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this morning Saturday 26 October onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days with further rain forecast during Saturday morning. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated during Saturday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Oct 2019 17:12
River Welland, River Jordan
The heavy and persistent rainfall from the last two days has now passed over the Welland Valley area. Only light showers are forecast to fall over the next 24 hours. Watercourses in the area remain high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated on 17 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 18:32
River Welland, River Jordan
The heavy and persistent rainfall from the last two days has now passed over the Welland Valley area. Only light showers are forecast to fall tonight and into Wednesday 16 October. Watercourses in the area remain high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated 16 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 21:20
River Welland, River Jordan
We have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland Valley area over the last 24 hours. This means that rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of nearby low lying land and roads close to the river over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field 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. This message will be updated 15 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 20:23
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across the Welland catchment. This has caused the River Welland levels to rise, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight and into Wednesday. 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 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. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 05:56
River Welland, River Jordan
Heavy rainfall over the past few days in the River Welland Valley caused river levels to rise. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next couple of days. Our current 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 2 Apr 2018 11:26
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland valley 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 afternoon on Monday, April 2nd. We expect the River Welland 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 in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 21:04
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland Valley area. Further rainfall this afternoon has caused levels to rise further. We expect the river level to peak overnight but 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 22:49
River Welland, River Jordan
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Welland valley 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 to properties 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.