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 Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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 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.