Flood Alert Info - River Wreake in Leicestershire

Area Description

River Wreake and tributaries from Stapleford to the River Soar at Syston.

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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 19:29
River Wreake
Levels are high but falling in the River Wreake and will affect Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston . . 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 Thursday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 07:29
River Wreake
Levels are high and steady in the River Wreake due to persistent rainfall and will continue throughout Wednesday 11th of April and will affect Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston 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 evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 19:29
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are rising in response to persistent rainfall, which will continue until tomorrow. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston is possible starting tonight around 8 PM on Tuesday. River levels will be at their highest tomorrow around 5 AM. 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 4 Apr 2018 19:46
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are slowly dropping. Flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads continues around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 will endeavour to update this message on Thursday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 07:40
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are high but falling. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads continues around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. Further rainfall is expected today. 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 will endeavour to update this message on Wednesday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:09
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are high but falling. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads continues around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. Further rainfall is expected on Wednesday 04 April. 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 will endeavour to update this message on Wednesday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:05
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are high but falling. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads continues around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. Scattered showers are possible today, Tuesday 03 April. Further rainfall is expected on Wednesday 04 April. 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 will endeavour to update this message on Tuesday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:57
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake remain high due to heavy rainfall. River levels are likely to be at their highest overnight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads continues around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 09:39
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake remain high due to overnight rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast throughout today. River levels are likely to be at their highest this evening. A flood warning may be issued this afternoon. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads continues around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are remaining high and will rise in response to heavy rainfall this evening and continuing throughout Monday. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads is possible around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby and farmland at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 1 Apr 2018 10:57
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are remaining high but steady in response to heavy rainfall and will remain high throughout today, Sunday 1st April. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads is possible around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby and farmland at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. Heavy rainfall is expected for tonight and continuing throughout Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Sunday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 09:36
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are remaining high but steady in response to heavy rainfall and will remain high throughout today, Sunday 31 March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads is possible around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby and farmland at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. Heavy rainfall is expected for tonight and continuing throughout Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Sunday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 17:06
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake continue to rise slowly in response to heavy rainfall and will remain high throughout today, Saturday 31 March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads is possible around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby and farmland at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 08:37
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are rising in response to heavy rainfall and will remain high throughout today, Saturday 31 March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads is possible around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby and farmland at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 13 Mar 2018 16:58
River Wreake
Levels remain high in the River Wreake in response to rainfall over the last 24 hours. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Tuesday 13th March and into Wednesday 14th March and will affect low lying agricultural land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 13 Mar 2018 09:48
River Wreake
Levels remain high in the River Wreake in response to rainfall over the last 12 hours. Flooding will continue throughout Tuesday 13th March and will affect low lying agricultural land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 12 Mar 2018 18:19
River Wreake
Levels remain high in the River Wreake in response to rainfall over the last 12 hours. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Monday 12th March and in to Tuesday 13th March and will affect low lying agricultural land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 12 Mar 2018 07:38
River Wreake
Levels are high but slowly decreasing in the River Wreake in response to rainfall over the past few days. Flooding will continue throughout Monday 12th March and will affect low lying agricultural land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 11 Mar 2018 18:28
River Wreake
Levels are high in the River Wreake in response to rainfall over the past few days. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Sunday 11th March and into Monday 12th March and will affect low lying agricultural land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. 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 11 Mar 2018 06:58
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are rising in response to rainfall over the last 24 hours. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, farmlands at Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston is possible starting this 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 1 Jan 2018 09:46
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are expected to slowly fall during today (Monday 01 January). The flood storage area at Frisby is now slowly emptying. Showers are forecast over the next couple of days. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake may continue. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at 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 this evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 19:53
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake have remained high throughout today (Sun 31 Dec). Light rain is forecast overnight. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. The flood storage area at Frisby is currently full. Despite this, levels downstream Frisby are expected to very slowly fall overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake will continue throughout today and into the New Year. Farmland in the Frisby, Hoby, Brookland, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston areas will 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 river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 09:21
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake remain high, but steady. Light rain is forecast later today. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. The flood storage area at Frisby is currently full. Flooding of low lying land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake will continue throughout today and into the New Year. Farmland in the Frisby, Hoby, Brookland, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston areas will 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 river levels at 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 this evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 17:28
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake have slowly risen in response to rainfall this morning (Saturday 30 December) and over the past few days. The flood storage area at Frisby is nearly full. It is likely that river levels will slowly increase this evening before peaking overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake is possible this evening and into tomorrow (Sunday 31 December). Farmland in the Frisby, Hoby, Brookland, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston areas may also be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and 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 update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 15:30
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are slowly falling but are expected to rise again this evening, Friday 29 December, in response to further rainfall. We are monitoring this situation closely. Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk, and river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message later today.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 07:44
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are slowly falling but are expected to rise again today, Friday 29 December, in response to further rainfall. We are monitoring this situation closely. Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk, and river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message later today.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 19:04
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake remain high but are expected to slowly fall overnight and into tomorrow (Friday 29 December). The Frisby flood storage area is currently storing flood waters and will continue to do so overnight. Further bands of rain are forecast for Friday 29 December and over the weekend. We are monitoring this situation closely. Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:43
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake remain high in response to recent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are expected to slowly fall today Thursday 28th December. Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Frisby, Hoby, Brooksby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston. Low lying farmland and roads in the Melton and Asfordby areas, including Station Lane at Asfordby are also likely to be affected. 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. 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 endeavour to update this message if the situation changes or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 18:43
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake remain high in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt today (Wednesday 27th December). Levels are likely to stay high until the early hours of tomorrow morning (Thursday 28th December). Mill Lane, and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby, and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake are likely to continue to be affected. 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. 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 endeavour to update this message if the situation changes or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 10:34
River Wreake
Levels are high and rising in the, River Wreake due to persistent rainfall, and will continue throughout Wednesday 27th of December and will affect Mill Lane, and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby and, Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake. River levels will be at their highest today around 6 P M. 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 endeavour to update this message within 8 hours or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 21:59
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall expected overnight, Tuesday 26th of December. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake is possible, starting Wednesday morning. Farmland in the Frisby, Hoby, Brookland, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston areas may also be affected. River levels will be at their highest Wednesday evening around 9 P M. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. 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 endeavour to update this message Wednesday morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:52
River Wreake
Levels on the River Wreake are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall, expected to start this evening, Tuesday 26th of December. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads around Mill Lane and Water Lane at Frisby on the Wreake, Station Road at Thrussington, Station Lane at Ashfordby and Broome Lane at Ratcliffe on the Wreake is possible, starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Farmland in the Frisby, Hoby, Brookland, Thrussington, Ratcliffe and Syston areas may also be affected. River levels will be at their highest tomorrow evening around 9 P M. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. 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 endeavour to update this message within 8 hours or if the situation changes.