Flood Warning Info - Rothley Brook at Glenfield and Anstey

Area Description

Rothley Brook at Glenfield and Anstey.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

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

Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 04:28
Rothley Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is still possible. Areas most at risk are Glenfield and Anstey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until noon on 17/02/2020. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 21:38
Rothley Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is still possible. Areas most at risk are Glenfield and Anstey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 17/02/2020. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 13:27
Rothley Brook
River levels are still high at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is still possible. Areas most at risk are Glenfield and Anstey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 05:30
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin between 06:00 and 09:00 today, 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are Glenfield and Anstey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday, 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:32
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, farmland and property is possible. Areas most at risk are Glenfield and Anstey. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to fall below the flood risk threshold by tomorrow morning, Saturday 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 01:23
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected between midnight tonight, 14/11/19 and tomorrow morning. Areas most at risk are Glenfield and Anstey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the morning, Friday, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 17:19
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected between midnight tonight, 14/11/19 and tomorrow morning. Areas most at risk are Glenfield and Anstey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2017 21:43
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook remain high in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt today (Wednesday 27 December). Levels are falling at Glenfield but remain steady at Rothley. Levels at Rothley are expected to remain elevated overnight before steadily falling over the course of tomorrow (Thursday 28 December). Properties and low lying areas around Glenfield and Anstey continue to be at risk of flooding. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation may change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:31
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook are high in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt today (Wednesday 27 December). Levels are falling at Glenfield but steadily rising at Rothley. Levels at Rothley are expected to peak around 7 PM tonight. Properties and low lying areas around Glenfield and Anstey continue to be at risk of flooding. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation may change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and River and Sea Levels on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2017 08:59
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook are rising in response to persistent rainfall overnight and this morning (Wednesday 27 December). Levels are likely to remain elevated throughout today in response to snow melt. As a result, properties and low lying areas around Glenfield and Anstey may flood today, late morning to midday. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation may change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and River and Sea Levels on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message within 6 hours or if the situation changes.