Flood Alert Info - Lower Welland

Area Description

Lower Welland and other watercourses from Stamford to Spalding, including Market Deeping and Spalding.

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

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 15:39
River Welland, Old River Welland, Maxey Cut
Heavy rainfall over the past few days in the River Welland catchment has caused river levels to rise. Further showers are forecast today. 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 3 Apr 2018 18:01
River Welland, Old River Welland, Maxey Cut
Heavy rainfall over the past few days in the River Welland catchment has 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 3 Apr 2018 06:02
River Welland, Old River Welland, Maxey Cut
Heavy rainfall over the past few days in the River Welland catchment 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 1 Apr 2018 21:23
River Welland, Old River Welland, Maxey Cut
Friday's and Saturday's heavy rainfall in the River Welland catchment has caused water levels to rise. River Welland is now rising in its lower reach, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during the evening of Saturday, April 1st. 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.