Flood Alert Info - Witham in South Kesteven

Area Description

River Witham and its tributaries from South Witham to Claypole.
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 29 Feb 2020 13:50
River Witham, Foston Beck
Following the rain on Friday 28th February and this morning in the River Witham Area the River Witham levels remain high in the North Witham Area. This will continue to cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river over the weekend. Our forecasts indicates an improving picture and flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels and expect them to slowly recede over the weekend. This message will be updated by Sunday 1st March, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 20:18
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river including North Witham from the evening on Friday 28th February onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued . Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated by Saturday 29th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:09
River Witham, Foston Beck
Two bands of rain have fallen in the River Witham area over the last 36 hours. This means that the River Witham is rising again, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Monday 24th February onwards. No further significant rainfall is expected Tuesday/Wednesday but we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated during Tuesday 25th of February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 10:05
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen further heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Sunday 23rd February onwards. The forecast is for more rainfall overnight Sunday into Monday morning in the River Witham area. Catchments are saturated from recent persistent rainfall. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated during Monday 24th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 20:20
River Witham, Foston Beck
The forecast is for heavy rainfall overnight Saturday into Sunday in the River Witham area. Catchments are saturated from recent persistent rainfall. This means that the River Witham will rise overnight which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from approximately 0600 on Sunday 23rd February onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated during Sunday 23rd February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 17:32
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the weekend river levels on the River Witham in South Kesteven rose as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. This led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We will continue to monitor river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. We are reviewing the situation in the area incident room and will issue further alerts and warnings as required. This message will be updated on Tuesday the 18th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:45
River Witham, Foston Beck
River levels have risen on the River Witham in South Kesteven as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis affecting the county. This has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Sunday 16th February. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring the situation in the area incident room and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Monday the 17th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 18:26
River Witham, Foston Beck
River levels are forecast to rise on the River Witham in South Kesteven as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis affecting the county overnight. Leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight and into Sunday 16th February. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible and therefore flood warnings may need to be issued overnight into the morning. We are monitoring the situation in the area incident room overnight and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Sunday the 16th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 10:38
River Witham, Foston Beck
River Levels have risen at the North Witham river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight into this morning, Thursday 13th February. This means that the river is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high today. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated by Friday 14th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 19:45
River Witham, Foston Beck
The weather forecast is for heavy rain overnight tonight, Wednesday 8th January, and into Thursday morning. This means that the River Witham is expected to rise, which may cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Thursday. Our forecasts indicate flooding to low lying properties is possible and we will closely monitor the situation. We have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Thursday 9th January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 12:14
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the South Kesteven area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river throughout today and Saturday and we expect the river to remain high for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Saturday 21st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 19:06
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the South Kesteven area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river this evening, Thursday December 19th onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Friday 20th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 20:53
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this evening on Thursday 12th onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Friday 13th, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2019 17:14
River Witham, Foston Beck
Rainfall fallen on Friday night, the 6th December, has caused river levels in the Upper River Witham area to rise. River levels are forecast to rise again in the early hours of tomorrow, Sunday, 8th December. This means that the River Witham is higher than normal and is expected to rise overnight, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Sunday morning, 8th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 04:17
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the Upper River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the throughout Friday. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 afternoon on Friday 29th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 21:08
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Upper River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the evening on Thursday and into Friday. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Friday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 01:28
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall over the South Kesteven area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to continue to react over the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely, however it remains a possibility. Flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Saturday, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:40
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham in South Kesteven area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely however it remains a possibility. Flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 by Saturday evening, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 15:32
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham in South Kesteven area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Thursday 14th of November onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely however it remains a possibility. Flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 07:58
River Witham, Foston Beck
River levels in the River Witham remain high following recent heavy rainfall last week. The additional rainfall overnight and into this morning has delayed levels from receding. Our forecasts show that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is likely on the morning of Monday, November 11th onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 19:39
River Witham, Foston Beck
River levels in the River Witham remain high following recent heavy rainfall. We are forecast further rainfall overnight tonight Sunday 10th November and all catchments are responding to small amounts of rain. Our forecasts show that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is likely from 05:00 on the morning of Monday, November 11th onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Monday 11th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 02:19
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which will cause continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout Saturday 9th November. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Saturday 9th November 2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 09:22
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which will cause continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Light showers are forecast today, Friday 8th November and we expect the river to remain high. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Friday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 20:16
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast and we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 09:46
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the morning of Thursday, November 7th onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 16:41
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the upper catchment of the River Witham area. This rain has fallen on an already saturated catchment. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Saturday 2nd November onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 10:31
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham catchment area. This means that the rivers are high, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. No further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours but we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our latest forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages 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 Sunday evening 27 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:47
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham catchment. This means that the River Witham is rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads from this evening onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 08:18
River Witham, Foston Beck
Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham catchment. Further heavy rain is forecast throughout this morning and into the afternoon. This means that the river Witham is rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads from this morning onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 Saturday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 21:07
River Witham, Foston Beck
Heavy rainfall is forecast throughout tonight Friday 25 October and into Saturday 26 October. This means that the river Witham is starting to rise, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads from tomorrow morning, Saturday 26 onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 18:33
River Witham, Foston Beck
The heavy and persistent rainfall from the last two days has now passed over the Witham in South Kesteven area. Only light showers are forecast to fall tonight and into Wednesday 16 October. Watercourses in the area remain high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 16 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 17:54
River Witham, Foston Beck
We have seen heavy and persistent rainfall in the Witham in South Kesteven area over the last few days. More rain forecast to fall on Monday 14 October and into Tuesday. This means that watercourses in the area remain high, and will lead to continued flooding of nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 15 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2019 15:59
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from Sunday afternoon onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout Sunday. More rain is forecast to fall on Monday 14 October which may keep river levels high for longer. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 19:10
River Witham, Foston Beck
Overnight and this morning we have seen heavy rainfall in the South Kesteven area. This means that the peak water level is moving down the Upper River Witham system, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Sunday, 6 October onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the night. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 the evening of Sunday, 6 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 10:28
River Witham, Foston Beck
Overnight and this morning we have seen heavy rainfall in the South Kesteven area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Sunday, 6 October onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 the evening of Sunday, 6 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 18:50
River Witham, Foston Beck
Following the recent heavy rainfall, levels in the River Witham have risen significantly. Levels have now peaked and therefore we do not expect flood warnings to be issued. River levels may remain high over the next few days but we are constantly monitoring them. We have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 the morning of Wednesday 2nd October


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 09:35
River Witham, Foston Beck
We have recently seen some rainfall overnight and early this morning in the River Witham in South Kesteven. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is possible this morning Tuesday 01 October. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 21:31
River Witham, Foston Beck
We have recently seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham in South Kesteven. This means that the River Witham is now rising again. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is possible this evening and into the morning of Tuesday 01 October. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 15:12
River Witham, Foston Beck
Overnight and this afternoon we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham in South Kesteven. This means that water levels in the River Witham have risen in response. Further rain is anticipated this afternoon, which means river levels will remain high. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is possible this afternoon and into the evening of Sunday 29 September. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 07:06
River Witham, Foston Beck
Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham in South Kesteven. This means that the River Witham is now rising. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is possible this morning and into the afternoon of Sunday 29 September. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 21:08
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this evening on Sunday, 11th August onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages 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 Monday 12th August 2019 at 10:00 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 06:23
River Witham, Foston Beck
River levels remain high in the Witham in South Kesteven rivers but appear to be falling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn’t likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Low lying properties are most at risk. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 19:24
River Witham, Foston Beck
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the Witham in South Kesteven rivers but appear to be levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn’t likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Low lying properties are most at risk. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 11:02
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this morning, Thursday 13-06-2019 onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 18:32
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over night we have seen heavy rainfall in the Upper Witham Catchment. River levels are high but are expected to fall over the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 08:21
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Upper Witham Catchment. This means that the River is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river by the morning on Tuesday 10th April. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:13
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the upper River Witham catchment area. This means the river is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river by the morning of Monday, 2nd April. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 23:00
River Witham, Foston Beck
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the upper River Witham catchment area. This means the river is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river by the morning of Saturday, March 31st. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 08:43
River Witham, Foston Beck
Additional heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours means that the River Witham is high, and will remain high during Saturday 30 December. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that widespread flooding to properties is not likely and no further flood warnings are expected to be issued despite the possibility of more rainfall in the forecast today. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing any blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 08:21
River Witham, Foston Beck
Additional heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours means that the River Ise and Alledge Brook are high, and will remain high during Saturday 30 December. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that widespread flooding to properties is not likely and no further flood warnings are expected to be issued despite the possibility of more rainfall in the forecast today. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing any blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.