Flood Alert Info - Upper River Hull

Area Description

Upper Hull Area including Kilham, Nafferton, Driffield, Bainton, North Dalton, Leconfield, Leven, Brandesburton, North Frodingham and Beeford.
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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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 29 Oct 2019 00:13
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Hull due to high levels at Wilfholme Pumping Station. River levels remain high as a result of persistent rainfall over the weekend in combination with high tides. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains into Tuesday 29/10/19. No further rainfall is forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 15:51
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
The flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Hull due to high levels at Wilfholme Pumping Station. River levels remain high as a result of persistent rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains through Monday night and into Tuesday 29/10/19. No further rainfall is forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:47
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
The flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Hull due to high levels at Wilfholme Pumping Station. River levels remain high as a result of persistent rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains through Monday 28/10/19. No further rainfall is forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm on Monday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 23:39
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
The flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Hull due to high levels at Frodingham Bridge, Wilfholme Pumping Station and Hempholme Pumping Station (Roam Drain). River levels remain high as a result of persistent rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains through Sunday and into Monday 28.10.19. No further rainfall is forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am on Monday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 15:08
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
The flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Hull due to high levels at Frodingham Bridge, Wilfholme Pumping Station and Hempholme Pumping Station (Roam Drain). River levels remain high as a result of persistent rainfall through Friday and Saturday. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains through Sunday and into Monday 28.10.19. No further rainfall is forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 11pm on Sunday 27.10.19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 07:20
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
We are issuing the flood alert for the Upper River Hull due to high levels at Frodingham Bridge, Wilfholme Pumping Station and Hempholme Pumping Station (Roam Drain). River levels remain high as a result of persistent rainfall through Friday and Saturday. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains through Sunday and into Monday 28.10.19. No further rainfall is forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 3pm on Sunday 27.10.19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2018 10:55
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood Alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system, and water levels within the rivers are falling steadily. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current weather forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:34
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood Alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system and water levels within the rivers are falling steadily. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current weather forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 11:16
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood Alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system, and water levels within the rivers are falling steadily. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 20:11
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 14:04
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 08:37
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 00:37
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 16:34
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 07:52
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 23:10
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe, to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 14:44
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are monitoring today's rainfall and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 08:45
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood warning remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. We are monitoring today's rainfall and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 02:32
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. No further significant rainfall is expected today. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 19:56
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe Drain in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. Field team operatives have installed a temporary dam at Tanners Bridge on Old Howe to reduce flows towards the breach and manage the flooding. Based on this information and current forecasts, we do not expect there to be an increased risk to properties. No further significant rainfall is expected today. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 12:40
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert has been reissued as there is a breach in the left bank of Old Howe in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Water is now discharging into the low-level Internal Drainage Board system. There may be risk of flooding to isolated properties particularly in the area of Beeford, some of which are not covered by a current flood warning but are within this alert area. We have field staff in the area and we are preparing options to reduce the risk of flooding and undertake repairs to the flood bank.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 01:48
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert remains in force as levels in this area have risen due to recent rainfall. River levels are beginning to peak and no further significant rainfall is expected. River levels will remain high into Tuesday. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 13:09
River Hull, Holderness Drain, Barmston Drain
This flood alert has been issued as levels in this area have risen due to recent rainfall. The level on Frodingham Beck at Frodingham Bridge has now reached alert level and levels elsewhere in the River Hull Upper catchment are also rising. Levels are likely to continue to rise during Monday 2nd April as further rain is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.