Flood Alert Info - Loughborough Urban Watercourses

Area Description

Black Brook, Wood Brook, Burleigh Brook, Grace Dieu Brook and other urban watercourses in Loughborough.
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 27 Jun 2020 18:48
Black Brook
The majority of rainfall has now past with a few thundery showers possible throughout the night. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the exact timing, locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. 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 daily at 10:00, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jun 2020 10:27
Black Brook
Localised rainfall is expected to continue throughout today, 27/06/20, and further thundery showers are expected into the afternoon. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the exact timing, locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. 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 daily at 10:00, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jun 2020 09:57
Black Brook
Localised rainfall is expected to continue throughout today, 27/06/20, and further thundery showers are expected into the afternoon. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the exact timing, locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. 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 daily at 10:00, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jun 2020 18:30
Black Brook
Most of the localised thunderstorms have now passed and no further rainfall is forecast until the early hours of tomorrow morning, 27/06/20, when further thundery showers are expected into the afternoon. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the exact timing, locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. 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 daily at 10:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jun 2020 09:20
Black Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of localised thunderstorms forecast for this afternoon and evening, 26/06/20. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the exact timing, locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Further rainfall is forecast into Saturday, 27/06/20. 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 daily at 10:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2020 15:31
Black Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of heavy showers forecast for Friday morning and localised thunderstorms forecast for the afternoon and evening, 26/06/20. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the exact timing, locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Further rainfall is forecast into Saturday, 27/06/20. 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 daily at 10:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2020 15:01
Black Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of heavy showers forecast for Friday morning and localised thunderstorms forecast for the afternoon and evening, 26/06/20. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the exact timing, locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Further rainfall is forecast into Saturday, 27/06/20. 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 daily at 10:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2020 17:57
Black Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rain is forecast tomorrow morning (19/06/2020). We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated daily, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2020 16:35
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated daily or as the situation changes. This message will be updated daily at HH:MM, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2020 16:53
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge. Heavy rain showers and potential thunderstorms are forecast this afternoon and tonight (12/04/2020), with low confidence over timing and locations given the nature of thunderstorms. Localised significant flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible but not expected from this afternoon onwards. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Avoid using low-lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates and warnings if necessary. Further information is available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (13/04/2020) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 07:19
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise this morning, 24/02/20, at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall this morning. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible from this morning, 24/02/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday evening, 24/02/20. 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, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 20:14
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise in the early hours of Monday, 24/02/20 at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of expected rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible on Monday morning. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to peak on Monday morning, 24/02/20. 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 tomorrow morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 18:04
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise in the early hours of Monday, 24/02/20 at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of expected rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible on Monday morning. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to peak on Monday morning, 24/02/20. 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 tomorrow morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 09:01
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough and Shepshed river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook, Grammar School Brook and Shepshed to Hathern Road. We expect river levels to remain high until this afternoon, 23/02/2020. 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 avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 20:51
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall expected overnight from Saturday into Sunday. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to rise overnight and to peak on Sunday morning, 23/02/20. 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 on Sunday morning, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 17:15
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall expected overnight from Saturday into Sunday. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to rise overnight and to peak on Sunday morning, 23/02/20. 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, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:10
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday, 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded 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
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday, 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded 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 17:21
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough, Shepshed and Whitwick river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Grammar School Brook, areas around the Black Brook at Shepshed. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 16:52
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin between 04:00 and 05:00 tomorrow morning, 13/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to remain high until 12:00 on 13/02/2020. 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 avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 16:24
Black Brook
River levels are rising at the Loughborough river gauge in response to a heavy band of rain which is moving across the area during today, Sunday 9th February. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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, 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 tomorrow morning, 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:45
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge in response to a heavy band of rain which is moving across the area during today, Sunday 9th February. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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, 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, 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 16:50
Black Brook
River levels are currently steady but are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge in response to a heavy band of rain which will move across the area during the morning and afternoon of Sunday 9th February. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from tomorrow morning, 09/02/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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, 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 tomorrow morning, 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 08:48
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to remain high until late this afternoon, 12/01/20. 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, 12/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2020 16:16
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of forecast persistent rainfall tonight, 11/01/20, into tomorrow morning, 12/01/20. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between midnight tonight, 11/01/20, and 11:00am tomorrow, 12/01/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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, 12/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 19:06
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight, 08/01/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 23:00 on 08/01/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:19
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough and Shepshed river gauges 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 Shepshed to Hathern Road, Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and the Grammar School Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We currently expect river levels to fall below the flood risk threshold by tomorrow morning, 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 10:44
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 20th December 2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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, 20/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 16:47
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible early hour’s tomorrow morning, 20th December 2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 19 Dec 2019 09:52
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise this evening at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall last night and this afternoon. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible late this evening, Thursday 19 December. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further heavy 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, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 16:17
Black Brook
"River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall this evening and overnight. Consequently, flooding is possible tomorrow morning. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 48 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, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2019 17:21
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of forecast heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible after midnight today, 07/12/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 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, 08/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 05:12
Black Brook
River levels are beginning to fall at the Loughborough river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are continuing to closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 21:14
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 12:00 today, 15/11/19 and tomorrow evening. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using 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 12:34
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 12:00 today, 15/11/19 and tomorrow evening. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using 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 10:40
Black Brook
River levels are rising at the Shepshed 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 around the Black Brook at Shepshed, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. Moderate 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 this evening, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 02:41
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge, in response to rainfall overnight. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 morning, 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 16:39
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge, in response to rainfall overnight. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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, 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 20:13
Black Brook
River levels are falling at the Loughborough river gauge but they may rise overnight into Friday, 08/11/19. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight, 07/11/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, 07/11/19. 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 Friday morning, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 08:14
Black Brook
River levels are rising at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this morning, 07/11/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, 07/11/19. 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 afternoon, 07/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 16:20
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of forecast heavy rainfall expected overnight into tomorrow morning, 07/11/19. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight, into the early hours of tomorrow morning, 07/11/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We expect river levels to remain high until later tomorrow morning, 07/11/19. 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, 07/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:27
Black Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Shepshed 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 around the Black Brook at Shepshed, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 10:31
Black Brook
"River levels are high but steady at the Shepshed river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin between 10:30 and 11:30 today, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the Black Brook at Shepshed, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 4 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening. 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, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 16:07
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow morning, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 00:12
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to remain high at the Loughborough 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 on Tuesday morning 15/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 15:17
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening, 14/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 18:00 on 14/10/19. 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 12 Oct 2019 04:52
Black Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 11 Oct 2019 14:17
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of light rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible between 15:00 and 19:00 today, 11/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 this evening, 11/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 07:33
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 06/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 20:58
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall on Saturday night and Sunday morning. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of the morning, 06/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further heavy persistent 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. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 06/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 13:33
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible in early hours of the morning, 06/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further heavy persistent 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 05:28
Black Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Shepshed river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, Shepshed from the Black Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 20:41
Black Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Shepshed river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, Shepshed from the Black Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. 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 Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 13:27
Black Brook
River levels remain high at the Loughborough 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling the area. Please see the GOV.UK website for flood updates in your area. This message will be updated this evening, 01/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 05:41
Black Brook
River levels remain high at the Loughborough 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 23:28
Black Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Loughborough 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 18 hours.We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 17:38
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and clearing weed screens. 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 29 Sep 2019 09:58
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 17:59
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected tonight, 28/09/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Sep 2019 16:25
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river


Flood Alert issued on 24 Sep 2019 11:10
Black Brook
River levels have risen at the Loughborough river


Flood Alert issued on 24 Sep 2019 08:19
Black Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams may respond to


Flood Alert issued on 22 Sep 2019 10:56
Black Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams may respond to heavy rainfall as a result of localised thunderstorms passing through the area. This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of localised thunderstorms early this afternoon until this evening. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low lying agricultural land, roads and footpaths close to small rivers and streams. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep fast flows. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 8pm Sunday.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Sep 2019 18:08
Black Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams may respond to heavy rainfall as a result of localised thunderstorms passing through the area. This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of localised thunderstorms in early hours of Sunday. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low lying agricultural land, roads and footpaths close to small rivers and streams. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 12 noon Sunday.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Aug 2019 14:30
Black Brook
"River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening from 20:30 , 16/08/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and clearing weed screens. 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, 17/08/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2019 20:42
Black Brook
River levels at the Loughborough river gauge are low and steady at the moment, but could rise as a result of forecast heavy showers tonight, 09/08/19, and tomorrow morning, 10/08/19. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tonight, 09/08/19, and tomorrow morning, 10/08/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 10/08/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2019 16:44
Black Brook
River levels at the Loughborough river gauge are low and steady at the moment but are expected to rise as a result of forecast heavy showers later today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later today, 09/08/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, Friday 09/08/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2019 09:18
Black Brook
River levels at the Loughborough river gauge are low and steady at the moment but are expected to rise as a result of forecast heavy showers later today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later today, 09/08/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2019 01:12
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of potential persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains overnight tonight into tomorrow morning, 09/08/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours, with the possibility of isolated thunderstorms and further heavy showers tomorrow daytime. Our incident room is open and we are closely monitoring the situation overnight. 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, Friday 9th August, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Aug 2019 17:16
Black Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively in response to heavy rainfall forecast in the East Midlands tonight, Thursday 08/08/2019 and tomorrow Friday 09/08/2019. River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning, 09/08/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further heavy showers are expected tomorrow, 09/08/2019. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Aug 2019 18:33
Black Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams are beginning to respond to heavy rainfall as a result of localised thunderstorms passing through the area. Thunderstorms are now affecting localised areas on 04/08/2019. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Thunderstorms are forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 05/08/2019 or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 09:59
Black Brook
The risk of thunderstorms remains in the East Midlands throughout today 31/07/2019. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. 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, 31/07/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 02:13
Black Brook
The risk of thunderstorms remains in the East Midlands throughout this morning 31/07/2019. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. 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 in the morning, 31/07/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jul 2019 18:25
Black Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively in response to thunderstorms forecast in the East Midlands tonight 30th July through until Wednesday 31st July. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low lying agricultural land, roads and footpaths close to small rivers and streams. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. 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, 31/07/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 19:59
Black Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Shepshed 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 29/07/19. 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, 29/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 15:40
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible throughout the rest of today, 28/07/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, 28/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 07:13
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible to begin between 08:00 and 13:00 today, 28/07/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 28/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2019 20:06
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight tonight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from midnight tonight and early tomorrow morning 28/07/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around Whitwick; and Kingfisher Way and Forest Road in Loughborough; from the Grace Dieu Brook, the Black Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 tomorrow morning, 28/07/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2019 09:35
Black Brook
River levels are raising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 09:30 and 13:00 today, 25/06/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flood water could be deep and fast flowing, and therefore pose a risk to life. Further rainfall is forecast throughout the rest of the day. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and clearing weed screens. 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, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2019 07:58
Black Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams may respond to widespread heavy frontal rainfall and localised thunderstorms passing through the area. This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of localised thunderstorms which are due to clear the area by early afternoon today (Tuesday 25th June). Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low lying agricultural land, roads and footpaths close to small rivers and streams. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Thunderstorms are forecast over the remainder of the morning, with low confidence over exact timing and locations. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jun 2019 17:03
Black Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams may respond to widespread heavy frontal rainfall and localised thunderstorms passing through the area. This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of localised thunderstorms (Monday 24th July) overnight and into tomorrow. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low lying agricultural land, roads and footpaths close to small rivers and streams. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Thunderstorms are forecast over the next 24 hours, with low confidence over exact timing and locations. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jun 2019 09:15
Black Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively as heavy rain showers and thunderstorms are forecast across the East Midlands today (Monday 24th June), overnight and into tomorrow, but there is low confidence of the locations to be affected given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Localised significant flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible but not expected from today onwards. Avoid using low-lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are monitoring the situation closely, please remain aware in case further warnings are issued. Further information is available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jun 2019 19:03
Black Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively as heavy rain showers and thunderstorms are forecast across the East Midlands later tonight (Sunday 23rd June) and into tomorrow, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Localised significant flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible but not expected from tonight onwards. Avoid using low-lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses and have been out clearing weed screens. Further information is available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (Monday 24th June) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jun 2019 15:10
Black Brook
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure. Heavy rain showers are forecast for this area throughout the day (Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these showers. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect roads, property and farmland in these areas. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Our incident response staff have been clearing weed screens and patrolling watercourses in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (Thursday 20 June 2019), or sooner if the forecast changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jun 2019 06:51
Black Brook
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure. Heavy rain showers are forecast for this area throughout the day (Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these showers. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect roads, property and farmland in these areas. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Our incident response staff have been clearing weed screens and patrolling watercourses in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated this afternoon, or sooner if the forecast changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 16:09
Black Brook
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this area overnight (early hours of Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect roads, property and farmland in these areas. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and patrolling watercourses in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or sooner if the forecast changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jun 2019 15:18
Black Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur between 17:00 on 07/06/19 and the following morning, 08/06/19, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. A band of heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected this evening, 07/06/19 and through into tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have cleared weed screens and pattrolled watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2019 20:11
Black Brook
"River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of forecast over night rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 06:00 tomorrow, 10/03/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook Heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 02:00 on 10/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/03/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2019 16:39
Black Brook
"River levels are forecast to rise at the Loughborough river gauge as a result of forecasted over night rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 06:00 and 10:00 tomorrow, 10/03/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook Heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 18 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 01:00 on 10/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 09/03/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 16:18
Black Brook
Thunderstorms are forecast across the East Midlands today through till Saturday (28th July), which could cause rivers to rise and result in localised flooding. Flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, The Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook is possible, from this afternoon onwards. 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 on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 09:44
Black Brook
Thunderstorms are forecast across the East Midlands today through till Saturday (28th July), which could cause rivers to rise and result in localised flooding. Flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, The Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook is possible, from this afternoon onwards. 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 on Friday afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2018 16:06
Black Brook
Thunderstorms are forecast across the East Midlands today through till Saturday (28th July), which could cause rivers to rise and result in localised flooding. Flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, The Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook is possible, from this afternoon onwards. 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 on Friday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 08:10
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses are rising in response to persistent rainfall, which will continue throughout today. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the Black Brook at Shepshed, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook is possible starting imminently. 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 Friday Evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 09:21
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses are rising in response to heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook is possible starting this morning, Tuesday 10 April. River levels will be at their highest today. 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 evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:58
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses remain high and may rise further in response to heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding is possible around the Black Brook at Shepshed, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:49
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook 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
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses 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 Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way from the Wood Brook, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook 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 12 Mar 2018 18:20
Black Brook
Levels remain high on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses 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 the Black Brook at Shepshed, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 12:43
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses are rising in response to persistent rainfall, which will continue throughout today. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around the Black Brook at Shepshed, the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook is possible starting imminently. 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 27 Dec 2017 10:46
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses are elevated in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are likely to slowly drop throughout Wednesday 27th December. Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible around the Black Brook and the Shepshed to Hathern Road, as well as areas surrounding other watercourses in Loughborough; including the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook. 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 update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 10:08
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses are high and rising in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are likely to remain high throughout Wednesday 27th December. Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible around the Black Brook and the Shepshed to Hathern Road, as well as areas surrounding other watercourses in Loughborough; including the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook, starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. 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, 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 26 Dec 2017 21:59
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses 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 is possible around the Black Brook and the Shepshed to Hathern Road, as well as areas surrounding other watercourses in Loughborough; including the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook, starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. River levels are expected to be at their highest tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. 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 16:25
Black Brook
Levels on the Loughborough Urban Watercourses 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 is possible around the Black Brook and the Shepshed to Hathern Road, as well as areas surrounding other watercourses in Loughborough; including the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Wood Brook and Grammar School Brook, starting in the early hours of Wednesday morning. River levels are expected to be at their highest tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jul 2017 14:11
Black Brook
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible from the Wood Brook meaning that Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way may be affected. Similar issues may be experienced around other watercourses in Loughborough, including the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Isolated thunderstorms are forecast this afternoon and into this evening with heavy downpours forecast for the area. The nature of thunderstorms are hard to predict and therefore there is uncertainty in the location and intensity of the rainfall. For up to date information on river levels in your area go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2017 18:45
Black Brook
Thunderstorms are forecast in the area overnight and into Monday morning. There is significant uncertainty about the timing and location of the rainfall. Where rain does fall, it is likely to be localised and intense in nature. Therefore, flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible from the Wood Brook, meaning that Kingfisher Way, Forest Road and Monarch Way may be affected. Similar issues may be experienced around other watercourses in Loughborough, Whitwick and Shepshed including the Grace Dieu Brook, Burleigh Brook, Black Brook and Grammar School Brook. Flooding is possible until Monday afternoon. The current level at the Loughborough river gauge is 0.04 metres. River levels are steady but could rise rapidly in response to heavy or torrential rain. For up to date information on river levels in your area go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.