Flood Alert Info - Humber estuary from Thorngumbald Pumping Station to Lords Clough

Area Description

The Humber estuary from Thorngumbald Pumping Station to Lords Clough.
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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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:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 12:21
Humber Estuary
This Flood Alert is in force as overtopping waves and wind-blown spray are possible along the River Humber, this is because of strong westerly winds combined with high astronomic tide levels. The Hull Barrier is likely to be operated for tonight and tomorrow mornings high tides. Tidal and weather conditions are expected to improve in the Humber later in the week.

Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2017 15:07
Humber Estuary
This alert is in force due to the forecast conditions around high tide on the evening of Friday 8th December. Whilst water levels are not expected to be high, there are north-westerly winds forecast which could cause over-topping waves and spray to affect the village of Paull. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.