Flood Warning Info - River Wreake at Frisby-on-the-Wreake

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River Wreake at Frisby-on-the-Wreake.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

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Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 20:09
River Wreake
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. 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 11:59
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible today, 16/02/20. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 03:04
River Wreake
River levels have risen at the Frisby river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this afternoon, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:50
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible later this evening. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high into tomorrow evening, Saturday 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 09:32
River Wreake
"River levels are high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further light 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded 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 15 Nov 2019 01:06
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to begin at around midnight, tonight. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. 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 see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated later in the morning, Friday, 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:57
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to begin at around midnight, tonight. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. 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 see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated later this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 00:19
River Wreake
River levels are high but steady at the Frisby LG2 river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast from Monday 11/11/19 onwards. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this morning, 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 16:40
River Wreake
River levels have risen at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected early hours, 09/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast. 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 see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated later this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 07:15
River Wreake
"River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. No further signifcant rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes."


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 23:39
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected from Thursday, 07/11/19. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. We expect river levels to remain high until Friday, 08/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 07:14
River Wreake
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon on 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 17:54
River Wreake
River levels have risen at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 21:30 and 22:00 today, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to rise until 03:00 on 27/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Oct 2019 08:06
River Wreake
River levels remain high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible and river levels are forecast to remain high during today, 16/10/19. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 23:17
River Wreake
River levels remain high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible and river levels are forecast to remain high until tomorrow 16/10/19. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 16:31
River Wreake
River levels remain high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible and river levels are forecast to remain high until tomorrow 16/10/19. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 18 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 16:26
River Wreake
River levels are high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible and river levels are forecast to remain high for the next few days. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 18 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 09:42
River Wreake
River levels are high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible and river levels are forecast to remain high for the next few days. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes, 15/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 00:35
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible and river levels are forecast to remain high for the next few days. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning, 15/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2019 17:03
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible from 20:00 this evening 14/10/19, and river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 15/10/19. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 5 Oct 2019 10:24
River Wreake
River levels remain high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of water passing through the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. We expect river levels to remain high for several days and may rise again at the weekend due to further forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this evening, 05/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2019 22:33
River Wreake
River levels remain high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of water passing through the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. We expect river levels to remain high for several days and may rise again at the weekend due to further forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2019 16:42
River Wreake
River levels remain high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of water passing through the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. We expect river levels to remain high for several days and may rise again at the weekend due to further forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tonight, 04/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2019 07:58
River Wreake
River levels remain high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of water passing through the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. We expect river levels to remain high for several days and may rise again at the weekend due to further forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Oct 2019 20:36
River Wreake
River levels remain high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of water passing through the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. We expect river levels to remain high for several days and may rise again at the weekend due to further forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated Friday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Oct 2019 13:41
River Wreake
River levels remain high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of water passing through the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. We expect river levels to remain high for several days and may rise again at the weekend due to further forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Oct 2019 06:59
River Wreake
River levels are starting to fall very slowly at the Frisby river gauge. Consequently, flooding of property continues. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in the afternoon, 03/10/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Oct 2019 00:05
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in the morning, 03/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Oct 2019 05:17
River Wreake
River levels are high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. No further rainfall is forecast. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 02/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 21:27
River Wreake
River levels are high but steady at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. No further rainfall is forecast. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 13:31
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 01/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 05:35
River Wreake
River levels have risen at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 23:41
River Wreake
River levels are rising at the Frisby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jun 2019 17:03
River Wreake
River levels are slowly falling at the Frisby river gauge. Flooding of property, roads and farmland still remains a risk. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further light rainfall is forecast today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jun 2019 08:27
River Wreake
River levels are remaining high but slowly falling at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains a risk today. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further light rainfall is forecast today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 15/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jun 2019 15:15
River Wreake
River levels are remaining high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains a risk today. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further light rainfall is forecast today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jun 2019 07:58
River Wreake
River levels are high at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains a risk today. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Further light rainfall is forecast today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 23:45
River Wreake
River levels are forecast to rise at the Frisby river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible overnight. Areas most at risk are Frisby on the Wreake, including Water Lane at Frisby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake Further rainfall is forecast into tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 22:14
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake remain high in response to heavy rainfall over the past day. As a result, properties and low lying areas around Asfordby and Frisby on the Wreake, will continue to be affected by flooding. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation might change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:16
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are rising in response to heavy rainfall and will continue rising throughout the evening. As a result, properties and low lying areas around Asfordby and Frisby on the Wreake, will start to flood imminently. River levels will be at their highest tonight around, 1 AM. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation might change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by Monday evening or as the situation changes.