Flood Alert Info - River Sence in Leicestershire

Area Description

River Sence and tributaries from Billesdon to the River Soar at Glen Parva.

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.
Get a Flood Insurance Quote
for your Home or Business

Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
Download the Flood Assist App
Download the Flood Assist App to view current flood warnings, check your flood risk, and create your digital flood action plan.
Sign up for Live Flood Warnings & Alerts
Sign up to receive live flood warning and alert updates for your location using data from the Environment Agency, SEPA and NRW.

Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
Flood Insurance for homes & businesses in the Leicester area

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 19:02
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are rising in response to persistent rainfall, which will continue until tomorrow. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible starting this evening around 8 PM. River levels are at their highest. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:58
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence remain high and may rise further in response to heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:35
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence remain high and may rise further in response to heavy rainfall throughout today. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Monday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 17:30
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence will rise in response to heavy rainfall, which is expected to start this evening and continue throughout Monday. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible starting overnight. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 17:14
River Sence
River levels are high but falling in the River Sence due to persistent rainfall and will continue falling throughout this evening affecting the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Sunday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:27
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are rising in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue over today Saturday 31st March. Further light showers may fall over the day. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 17:33
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are rising in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue overnight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible starting in the early hours of tomorrow morning. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 07:13
River Sence
Levels are currently high but steady in the River Sence in response to rainfall over the past few days. Flooding will continue throughout Sunday 11th March and will affect the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 18:20
River Sence
Levels are currently high in the River Sence in response to rainfall over the last 24 hours. Flooding will continue throughout Saturday 10th March and into Sunday 11th March and will affect the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 10:44
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are rising in response to persistent rainfall over the last 12 hours. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible from this afternoon onwards. River levels will be at their highest from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 17:41
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence remain elevated but steady. They may rise further in response to bands of rainfall expected overnight before beginning to drop in the early morning on Sunday 31 December. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills may continue to be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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 will update this message if the situation changes, or tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 08:11
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence have slowly risen overnight in response to rainfall. The levels are currently peaking and are expected to start falling today, Saturday 30 December. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills may continue to be affected today. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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 will update this message if the situation changes, or later today.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 18:44
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are expected to slowly rise overnight in response to rainfall earlier today, and to further rain expected in the early hours of tomorrow morning (into Saturday 30 December). We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills may be affected tomorrow morning (Saturday 30 December). We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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 will update this message if the situation changes, or in the morning.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 15:35
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are expected to remain below flood levels this evening, but are expected to rise overnight in response to rainfall earlier today and to further rain expected overnight. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills may be affected overnight and tomorrow morning (Saturday 30 December). We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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 will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 07:52
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are expected to remain normal today but are expected to rise this evening in response to rain forecast today (Friday 29 December) and over the weekend. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills may be affected later today. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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 will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 18:31
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are expected to remain high in this area tonight (Thursday 28 December) There may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills. Further bands of rain are forecast for Friday 29 December and over the weekend. We are monitoring this situation closely. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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 will update this message if the situation changes or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:43
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence remain high in response to recent rainfall and snow melt. Levels at South Wigston are expected to slowly fall over the course of today (Thursday 28 December). Low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills are likely to continue to be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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. 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 Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 18:56
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence remain high and are slowly rising in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt today (Wednesday 27 December). Levels at South Wigston are expected to peak this evening, before falling over the course of tomorrow (Thursday 28 December). Low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby, as well as the road at Crow Mills are likely to continue to be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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. 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 Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 09:56
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are high and rising in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are likely to remain high throughout Wednesday 27th December and affect low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills. River levels are forecast to be at their highest Wednesday evening. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and 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 on Wednesday evening.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 21:54
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are rising in response to heavy rainfall which started this evening, Tuesday 26th of December. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. River levels are expected to be at their highest tomorrow afternoon. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and 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 on Wednesday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:48
River Sence
Levels on the River Sence are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall which is expected to start this evening, Tuesday 26th of December. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads around the farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills is possible starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. River levels are expected to be at their highest tomorrow afternoon. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and 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 8 hours or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 May 2017 18:43
River Sence
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible. Farmland in Great Glen, Kilby Bridge, South Wigston and Blaby as well as the road at Crow Mills are likely to be at risk. Flooding is expected over night. Rivers are responding to continued rainfall thoughout today and this evening. River levels at the South Wigston gauge are rising, and are expected to peak around the early hours of the morning of the 18th May. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours, with totals of around 5 millimetres expected. For up to date information on river levels in your area please go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.