Flood Warning Info - Wood Brook and River Soar at Loughborough

Area Description

Wood Brook and River Soar at Loughborough.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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


Flood Warning issued on 17 Jun 2020 18:06
Wood Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms. Consequently, flooding is imminent. Businesses at risk around Belton Road and Jubilee Drive area, Loughborough. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 04:17
Wood Brook
River levels have fallen at the Loughborough river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding has reduced. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. 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 21:47
Wood Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Loughborough. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. 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 13:14
Wood Brook
River levels are still high at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is still possible. The area most at risk is Loughborough. Further heavy rainfall is forecast for 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 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 16 Feb 2020 03:26
Wood Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to begin imminently. The area most at risk is Loughborough. Further heavy rainfall is forecast for the next 8 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing debris screens 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 20 Dec 2019 17:31
Wood Brook
River levels are rising at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible, but not expected, later this evening. Areas most at risk are Loughborough. 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 1 Oct 2019 18:38
Wood Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Loughborough. No further rainfall is forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please 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 1 Oct 2019 10:24
Wood Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Loughborough. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise throughout the afternoon on 01/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.