Flood Warning Info - River Soar at Barrow upon Soar

Area Description

River Soar at Barrow on Soar.
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 09:52
River Soar
River levels have risen at the Pillings Lock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. The area most at risk is Barrow upon Soar. Further light rainfall is forecast for the next 48 hours and possible further rain on Wednesday and Thursday. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday, 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses in the area. 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 17 Feb 2020 05:11
River Soar
River levels are rising at the Pillings Lock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Barrow upon Soar. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water and 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 16 Feb 2020 21:26
River Soar
River levels are rising at the Pillings Lock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of Monday morning 17/02/20. Areas most at risk are Barrow upon Soar. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation.Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.