Flood Warning Info - River Devon at Bottesford, Easthorpe, Muston and Woolsthorpe

Area Description

River Devon at Bottesford including Easthorpe, Muston and Woolsthorpe.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 01:44
River Devon
River levels have fallen at the Woolsthorpe river gauge. Consequently, Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Bottesford, including East-thorpe, Muston, and Woolsthorpe. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware flood alerts may still be in force. This message will be updated in the morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:15
River Devon
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Woolsthorpe river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Bottesford, including East-thorpe, Muston, and Woolsthorpe. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. 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 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:36
River Devon
River levels have risen at the Woolsthorpe river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible. Areas most at risk are Bottesford, including East-thorpe, Muston, and Woolsthorpe. 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 contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.