Flood Alert Info - Groundwater flooding south of the Humber Estuary

Area Description

Groundwater Flooding in the area around Barrow upon Humber.
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

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

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

Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2019 11:18
Groundwater
Heavy and persistent rainfall over recent weeks has caused the groundwater levels, on the South of the Humber Estuary, to rise significantly. Although currently stable, rainfall from the previous few days means further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for the rest of this and into next week. We are monitoring the situation together with other partner organisations. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Monday 2nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2019 14:54
Groundwater
Heavy and persistent rainfall over recent weeks has caused the groundwater levels, on the South of the Humber Estuary, to rise significantly. Although currently stable, rainfall from the previous few days mean further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for the rest of this week. We are monitoring the situation together with other partner organisations. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Sunday 1st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 20:19
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across Northern Lincolnshire. This has caused the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary to rise significantly. Although currently stable, further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for a number of days or weeks. We are monitoring the situation together with other partner organisations. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Saturday 30th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 04:50
Groundwater
Heavy and persistent rainfall over recent weeks has caused the groundwater levels, on the South of the Humber Estuary, to rise significantly. Although currently stable, rainfall from the previous few days mean further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for the rest of this week. We are monitoring the situation together with other partner organisations. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Friday 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 10:00
Groundwater
Heavy and persistent rainfall over recent weeks has caused the groundwater levels, on the South of the Humber Estuary, to rise significantly. Although currently stable, rainfall yesterday and into today, Thursday 28th November, means further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for the rest of this week. We are monitoring the situation together with other partner organisations. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Friday 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 19:08
Groundwater
Heavy and persistent rainfall over the last weeks has caused the groundwater levels on the South of the Humber Estuary to rise significantly. Although currently stable, further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for the rest of this week following further rainfall today and into tomorrow, Thursday 28th November. We are monitoring the situation together with other partner organisations. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Thursday 28th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 15:38
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across Northern Lincolnshire. This has caused the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary to rise significantly. Although currently stable, further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for the rest of this week. Further bands of rain are forecast for Wednesday and Thursday, but this is being closely monitored. Our staff are closely monitoring the situation together with other agencies. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Wednesday 27th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2019 16:07
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across Northern Lincolnshire. This has caused the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary to rise significantly. Although currently stable, further groundwater flooding of low lying land and roads is possible for the rest of this week. By mid-week further bands of rain are forecast, but this is being closely monitored. Our staff are out in the area and we are closely monitoring the situation together with other agencies. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Tuesday 26th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 13:01
Groundwater
Over the past several weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This has caused the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary to rise significantly. Although currently stable further flooding of properties during this week is possible. By mid-week further bands of rain are forecast, but this is being closely monitored. Our staff are out in the area and we are closely monitoring the situation together with other agencies. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Monday 25th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 08:57
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during this week. The weekend could bring further rainfall, the forecast is being closely monitored. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or even weeks. This message will be updated on Sunday 24th, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 13:50
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during this week. The weekend could bring further heavy rainfall, the forecast is being closely monitored. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. This message will be updated on Saturday 23rd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2019 15:23
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during this week. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. This message will be updated on Friday 22nd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 15:16
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during this week. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. This message will be updated on Thursday 21st November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 09:15
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during this week. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. This message will be updated on Wednesday 20th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 07:10
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during this week. Further showers have been falling on the area over the weekend. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. This message will be updated on Tuesday 19th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 18:07
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels across the South of the Humber Estuary have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during the weekend and into next week. Further showers have been falling on the area throughout Sunday. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. This message will be updated on Monday 18th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 03:25
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber and surrounding areas have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during the weekend. Further light showers are forecast today, Sunday 17th of November. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated on Sunday evening, 17th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 10:04
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber and surrounding areas have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of properties during the weekend. Further light showers are forecast today, Saturday 16th of November. Groundwater levels continue to rise and could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated by Sunday evening, 17th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:27
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber have risen. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land. Further rainfall is forecast for today, Friday, 15th of November. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated by Saturday evening, 16th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 07:03
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land. Further rainfall is forecast for today, Thursday 14th November. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated by Friday evening 15th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 21:45
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday 14th November. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated by Thursday evening 14th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 16:31
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday 14th November. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated by Thursday 14th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 14:26
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday 14th November. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated on Wednesday 13th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 18:58
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land from today Monday 11th November onwards. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday 14th November. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated on Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 09:42
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land from Sunday 10th November onwards. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated on Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 21:11
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land from today Sunday 10th November onwards. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated on Monday 11th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 12:08
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land from today Sunday 10th November onwards. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated on Monday evening 11th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 12:57
Groundwater
Over the past few weeks we have seen heavy and prolonged rainfall across North Lincolnshire. This means that the groundwater levels in Barrow upon Humber are now rising. This is a developing situation and could lead to flooding of low lying land from today Saturday 9 November onwards. If groundwater levels rise it could be standing for several days or weeks. Groundwater flooding can be distinguished from river flooding as it will often be clear and is unlikely to flow. This message will be updated as the situation changes.