Flood Alert Info - Rothley Brook in Leicestershire

Area Description

Rothley Brook and tributaries from Botcheston to the River Soar at Rothley.
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.
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 17:25
Rothley Brook
River levels are high but are beginning to slowly fall at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible today, Saturday 29/02/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later tonight 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 12:02
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin this afternoon, Saturday 29/02/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 21:29
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 the morning of, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 16:29
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected until 11pm, 24/02/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 this evening, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 10:32
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield and Rothley river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and the B5327 at Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 Monday night, 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:08
Rothley Brook
River have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and the B5327 at Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday, 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 05:16
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin between 11:00 and 13:00 today, 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and the B5327 at Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. We expect river levels to rise on Sunday morning and remain high throughout the day. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 17:35
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield and Rothley river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin in the early hours of tomorrow morning and continue throughout tomorrow, Sunday 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and the B5327 at Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. The heaviest of the rain is expected to fall between 21:00 this evening, 15/02/2020, and 06:00 tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020. We expect river levels to rise this evening and remain high throughout tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:05
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at Rothley river gauge as a result of yesterday persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey. Farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas including the B5327 at Anstey. We expect river levels to remain high until tonight, 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:30
Rothley Brook
River levels are rising at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We currently expect levels to remain high into tomorrow evening, Saturday 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 10:35
Rothley Brook
"River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 20/12/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 20/12/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 17:48
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Sharnford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from tomorrow morning, Friday 20 December. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 02:48
Rothley Brook
River levels are starting to fall at the Glenfield river gauge. However, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 21:09
Rothley Brook
"River levels are starting to fall at the Glenfield river gauge. However, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 13:18
Rothley Brook
"River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Glenfield river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 05:27
Rothley Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, however we expect river levels to begin falling throughout the day today, Friday, 15/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 21:18
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 17:00, 14/11/19 and 10:00 tomorrow. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 06:00, 14/11/19 We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 12:58
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 17:00, 14/11/19 and 10:00 tomorrow. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 06:00, 14/11/19 We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 18:22
Rothley Brook
River levels remain high at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland will continue overnight, 11/11/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 10:33
Rothley Brook
River levels have risen at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of overnight rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland will continue today, 11/11/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further moderate rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 03:02
Rothley Brook
River levels are currently below levels of concern at the Glenfield river gauge but are forecast to rise as a result of overnight rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 36 hours, causing river levels to rise this afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later this morning, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 15:29
Rothley Brook
River levels are currently falling at the Glenfield river gauge but will rise again overnight, in response to further rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this evening, 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 08:07
Rothley Brook
River levels are rising at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast from Monday, 11/11/19 onwards. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this afternoon, 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:27
Rothley Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between now and 03:00 tomorrow, 27/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until 03:00 on 27/10/2019. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 08:53
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 12:00 today, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout today, 26/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this afternoon, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 16:06
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 05:00 tomorrow morning, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout tomorrow, 26/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 tomorrow morning, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 10:37
Rothley Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 23:58
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from approximately 02:00 tomorrow morning, 15/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow morning, 15/10/2019. 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. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning, 15/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 17:15
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from approximately 02:00 tomorrow morning, 15/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow morning, 15/10/2019. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 05:28
Rothley Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding continues. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas including the B5327 at Anstey. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 02/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 20:21
Rothley Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains overnight. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas including the B5327 at Anstey. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 13:27
Rothley Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 01/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 05:33
Rothley Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 23:40
Rothley Brook
River levels are steady but still high at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall this evening. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight 30/09/19 and into tomorrow morning 01/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 17:31
Rothley Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Glenfield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall this evening. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight 30/09/19 and into tomorrow morning 01/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:58
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook remain high in response to heavy rainfall throughout the day. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas 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 08:40
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook remain high and may rise further in response to heavy rainfall throughout the day. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas 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
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook 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 Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas 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 17:40
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook remain high due to prolonged rainfall on a saturated catchment over the last few days and will affect the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 08:30
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook are high following heavy rainfall overnight and will remain high throughout Saturday 31 March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads is possible around the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, and farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. 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 12 Mar 2018 19:27
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook 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 Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, farmlands in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas is possible overnight on Monday 12th March and in to the morning of Tuesday 13th March. 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 28 Dec 2017 09:02
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook remain high in response to recent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are currently falling and are expected to be within the normal river level range around lunchtime today. Low lying land and roads around the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, plus farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas may continue to be affected. The B5327 at Anstey may also 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 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
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook remain high in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt today (Wednesday 27 December). Levels are likely to stay high until the early hours of tomorrow morning (Thursday 28 December). Low lying land and roads around the Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, plus farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas are likely to continue to be affected. The B5327 at Anstey may also 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 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 Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 10:00
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook are high and steadily 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 Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, plus farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas. The B5327 at Anstey may also be affected. 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. 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 26 Dec 2017 21:54
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook 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 Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas and the B5327 at Anstey is possible starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. River levels will 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 16:24
Rothley Brook
Levels on the Rothley Brook 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 Midlands Co-Op Store car parks at Glenfield and Anstey, farmland in the Glenfield, Anstey, Thurcaston and Rothley areas and the B5327 at Anstey is possible starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. River levels will 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.