Flood Alert Info - Burstwick and Keyingham Drains

Area Description

Burstwick and Keyingham Drains and surrounding area, including Hedon, Saltend, Burstwick, Thorgumbald and Sunk Island.
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 8 Apr 2018 10:55
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels Keyingham Drain. Levels in Burstwick drain have fallen, but levels in Keyingham Drain will remain high for a period around each high tide, in the area of Stone Creek. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:34
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels Keyingham Drain. Levels in Burstwick drain have fallen, but levels in Keyingham Drain will remain high for a period around each high tide, in the area of Stone Creek. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 11:15
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels Keyingham Drain. Levels in Burstwick drain have fallen, but levels in Keyingham Drain will remain high for a period around each high tide, in the area of Stone Creek. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. nd. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:57
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels Keyingham Drain. Levels in Burstwick drain have fallen, but levels in Keyingham Drain will remain high for a period around each high tide, in the area of Stone Creek. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Some unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 14:03
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in the Burstwick and Keyingham Drains. Levels remain high in response to rainfall earlier in the week which is causing higher than normal levels on each high tide, particularly around Stone Creek. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 03:37
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in the Burstwick and Keyingham Drains. Levels remain high in response to rainfall earlier in the week which is causing higher than normal levels on each high tide, particularly around Stone Creek. As Spring tide levels begin to fall we expect levels to start to recede. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 16:43
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in the Burstwick and Keyingham Drains. Levels remain high in response to rainfall earlier in the week which is causing higher than normal levels on each high tide, particularly around Stone Creek. As Spring tide levels begin to fall we expect levels to start to recede. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through until Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 10:37
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in the Burstwick and Keyingham Drains. Levels remain high in response to rainfall earlier in the week which is causing higher than normal levels on each high tide, particularly around Stone Creek. As Spring tide levels begin to fall we expect levels to start to recede. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 02:18
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in the Burstwick and Keyingham Drains. Levels remain high in response to rainfall earlier in the week which is causing higher than normal levels on each high tide, particularly around Stone Creek. As Spring tide levels begin to fall we expect levels to start to recede. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 18:46
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in the Burstwick and Keyingham Drains. Levels remain high in response to rainfall earlier in the week which is causing higher than normal levels on each high tide. As Spring tide levels begin to fall we expect levels to start to recede. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 12:30
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force following rainfall over the weekend. Watercourses in the Holderness area are continuing to respond to the tide. Tide levels are now starting to recede. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website and we are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 03:35
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force following rainfall over the weekend. Watercourses in the Holderness area are continuing to respond to the tide. Tide levels are now starting to recede. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website and we are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 21:34
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force following rainfall over the weekend. Watercourses in the Holderness area are continuing to respond to the tide. As levels are already high flooding is possible either side of the high tides. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website and we are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 13:01
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force as rainfall over the weekend has led to increased levels in the Holderness areas. Levels are currently falling following the high tide this morning Tuesday 3rd April but will remain high during today and may rise again this evening due to the influence of the next high tide. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website and we are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 01:48
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force as rainfall over the weekend has led to increased levels in Holderness areas. Levels are beginning to peak and no further significant rainfall is expected. River levels will remain high. 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 16:23
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
Recent Rainfall over the weekend has led to increased levels in Holderness areas. Levels are rising in the Burstwick Drain and Westlands Drain around Burstwick and Hedon. 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 31 Mar 2018 20:23
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert has been issued as levels have risen during Saturday due to recent rainfall and are likely to continue to rise over the period of the high tide on Saturday evening. Levels are then likely to remain high and may rise further on Sunday morning. No further significant rainfall is expected during the day on Sunday and we will continue to monitor levels in this area as there may be further rainfall on Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 11:59
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in the Burstwick and Keyingham Drains catchment. Although levels have been dropping slowly over the last couple of days they are still elevated in response to rainfall earlier in the week, which is causing higher than normal levels being seen on each high tide. Further bands of rainfall are forecast on Thursday into Friday. This is likely to keep levels high on drains around the catchment. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels and more detailed weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 17:10
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in Keyingham Drain around Stone Creek. Levels are still elevated in response to rainfall earlier in the week which is causing higher than normal levels being seen on each tide. Levels around the rest of the catchment have been falling slowly but will also see slight rises around the high tides. We will continue to monitor the situation. No significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24hrs but please keep an eye on local weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 17:52
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
The flood alert remains in force following heavy rainfall locally. Levels overall are now starting to fall, but a slight rise is to be expected with each high tide. We are monitoring the situation at the outfalls to the Humber and will take action and operate flood defences as required. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website at www.metoffice.gov.uk. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 16:49
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
The flood alert has been issued due to rising river levels as a result of persistent rain and the rising tide. The current upstream level of Keyingham Drain at Stone Creek is 0.95m. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website at www.metoffice.gov.uk. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2018 19:20
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
Levels on Burstwick Drain have risen due to rainfall on Wednesday. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road bridge is 1.95m and rising, at Hedon Thorn Road bridge the current level is 1.95m and rising. At Saltend, the current level is 1.99m and rising and the current level at Hedon on Westlands Drain is 1.4m and rising. Levels are likely to continue rising until later this evening until the tide has fallen.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 10:32
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This Flood Alert remains in force due to raised levels on Burstwick Drain and Keyingham Drain. Levels around Burstwick Hall Road Bridge on Burstwick Drain, and Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain continue to remain high. No significant rainfall is forecast but high spring tides on Tuesday and Wednesday will limit drainage and are likely to keep levels elevated at these locations on each tide cycle. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 11:54
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This Flood Alert remains in force due to raised levels on Burstwick Drain and Keyingham Drain following recent rainfall. Levels have been steadily rising on Burstwick Drain at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge since Saturday and levels on Keyingham Drain at Stone Creek continue to remain elevated. Unsettled weather is forecast to continue over the New Year period and in combination with building spring tides is likely to lead to levels on both drains remaining higher than normal on each tide cycle. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 17:12
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert has been issued due to raised levels in Keyingham Drain around Stone Creek. Levels are elevated in response to recent rainfall. Unsettled weather is forecast to continue over the New Year period and in combination with building spring tides is likely to lead to levels on the drain remaining higher than normal on each tide cycle. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 15:39
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels in Keyingham Drain around Stone Creek. Levels are still elevated in response to rainfall earlier in the week which has caused higher than normal levels on each tide cycle. Further unsettled weather is forecast over the coming days, and in combination with the high tides, may lead to levels on the drain remaining high. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 13:20
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert has been issued due to high levels in Keyingham Drain around Stone Creek. Levels have been steadily rising since Monday in response to recent rainfall which is causing higher than normal levels on each tide cycle. Levels on the drain are expected to reach around 0.95m at Stone Creek on the high tides which will limit drainage and keep levels elevated. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Dec 2017 20:07
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This alert remains in force in response to high river levels at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain near the outfall to the Humber Estuary. The level at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain will fluctuate with the tides, with peak levels of around 1.0m expected on the next high tides. River levels on Burstwick Drain have seen a response over the weekend in response to recent rainfall and high tides in the Humber Estuary. The current level of Burstwick Drain at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge is 1.6m, and falling, fluctuating with the tides. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Dec 2017 09:36
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This alert remains in force in response to high river levels at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain near the outfall to the Humber Estuary. The level at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain will fluctuate with the tides, the most recent peak level was 1.1m at approximately 07:30 on Sunday morning. Similar levels are expected for the next peak high tide around 19:30 on Sunday evening. River levels on Burstwick Drain have seen a response over the weekend in response to recent rainfall and high tides in the Humber Estuary. The current level of Burstwick Drain at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge is 1.7m, having peaked on Saturday morning at 1.94m. Levels on Burstwick Drain will continue to fluctuate with the tides. A pump has been deployed to Westlands Drain outfall into Burstwick Drain. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Dec 2017 21:00
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This alert remains in force in response to rising river levels at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain near the outfall to the Humber Estuary. The level at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain will fluctuate with the tides, the most recent peak level was 1.1m at approximately 19:15 on Saturday evening. River levels on Burstwick Drain have seen a response overnight in response to rainfall over the previous days and high tides in the Humber Estuary. The current level of Burstwick Drain at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge is 1.9m, having peaked overnight at 1.94m. Levels on Burstwick Drain will continue to fluctuate with the tides. A pump has been deployed to Westlands Drain outfall into Burstwick Drain. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Dec 2017 11:30
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This alert remains in force in response to rising river levels at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain near the outfall to the Humber Estuary. The level at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain will fluctuate with the tides, the most recent peak level was 1.1m at 06:30 on Saturday morning. River levels on Burstwick Drain have seen a response overnight in response to rainfall over the previous days and high tides in the Humber Estuary. The current level of Burstwick Drain at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge is 1.78m, having peaked overnight at 1.94m. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2017 18:31
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This alert has been issued in response to rising river levels at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain near the outfall to the Humber Estuary. The current level at Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain is 0.95m and this will fluctuate with the tides. Other river catchments within this flood alert area remain within normal operational levels. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2017 19:27
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force in response to high river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge on Burstwick Drain is 2.01m, has peaked, and expected to remain high over the weekend. Levels continue to fall slowly. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. High tides will limit drainage to the Humber Estuary. No significant rainfall is expected over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2017 11:16
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force in response to high river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge on Burstwick Drain is 2.06m, has peaked, and expected to remain high into the weekend. Levels continue to fall slowly. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. High tides will limit drainage to the Humber Estuary. No significant rainfall is expected over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2017 19:14
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force in response to high river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge on Burstwick Drain is 2.16m, has peaked, and expected to remain high into the weekend. Levels continue to fall slowly. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. Levels on Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain are returning to normal but will continue to fluctuate with the tides. High tides will limit drainage to the Humber Estuary. No significant rainfall is expected over the next couple of days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2017 10:36
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force in response to high river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge on Burstwick Drain is 2.24m, has peaked, and expected to remain high on Friday. Levels are starting to fall slowly. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. Levels on Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain are returning to normal but will continue to fluctuate with the tides. High tides will limit drainage to the Humber Estuary. High tide on Friday morning was at 8.45am for Keyingham Drain and 9.15am at Salt End. No significant rainfall is expected over the next couple of days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2017 18:55
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force in response to high river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current level on Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain is 0.75m. Levels will remain high and fluctuate between tides with an expected peak of around 0.95m between 10pm and 11pm on Thursday evening. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge on Burstwick Drain is 2.27m, has peaked, and expected to remain high on Thursday. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. High tides will limit drainage to the Humber Estuary. High tide on Thursday was at 8.15am for Keyingham Drain and 8.30am at Salt End. No significant rainfall is expected over the next couple of days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2017 11:01
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force in response to rising river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current level on Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain is 0.95m. Levels will remain high and fluctuate between tides. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge is 2.25m and expected to remain high on Thursday. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. High tides will limit drainage to the Humber Estuary. High tide was at 8.15am for Keyingham Drain and 8.30am at Salt End. No further rainfall is expected over the next couple of days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2017 19:23
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert remains in force in response to rising river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current area of concern is Keyingham Drain near the Humber Estuary. The current level on Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain is 0.90m. Levels will remain high and fluctuate between tides. Levels also continue to rise slowly on Burstwick Drain. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge is 2.20m and expected to peak tonight slightly higher. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. No further rainfall is expected over the next couple of days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2017 11:32
Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
This flood alert has been issued in response to rising river levels following heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The current area of concern is Keyingham Drain near the Humber Estuary. The current level on Stone Creek on Keyingham Drain is 0.96m. Levels will fluctuate between tides but may rise further with the next high tide. Levels are also rising on Burstwick Drain and Westlands Drain and we are watching these closely. The current level at Burstwick Hall Road Bridge is 1.95m and has risen overnight. The Environment Agency has staff on the ground operating pumps to manage water levels. No further rainfall is expected over the next couple of days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.