Flood Warning Info - Areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain

Area Description

Areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater Drains and the Maud Foster Drain.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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


Flood Warning issued on 17 Jun 2019 04:36
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Levels are receding and are anticipated to continue to fall for today, Monday 17th June. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads, and due to sustained high river levels we still expect low lying properties to remain affected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. More rainfall is forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday; we will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Jun 2019 16:25
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Levels are receding and are anticipated to continue to fall for the rest of today, Sunday 16th June. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads, and due to sustained high river levels we still expect low lying properties to remain affected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. More rainfall is forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday; we will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Jun 2019 04:50
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Levels appear to be receding and are anticipated to continue to fall over today, Sunday 16th June. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Due to sustained high river levels we still expect low lying properties to remain affected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We will be closely monitoring water levels and weather forecast and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jun 2019 19:42
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain, levels appear to be receding and are anticipated to continue to fall overnight Saturday (15th June) and into Sunday (16th June). The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Due to sustained high river levels we still expect low lying properties to remain affected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We will be closely monitoring water levels and weather forecast and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jun 2019 10:08
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain, but appear to be receding. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Due to sustained high river levels we still expect low lying properties to remain affected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jun 2019 19:45
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain, but appear to be receding. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we still expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jun 2019 05:08
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
Rainfall passed through yesterday Thursday 13th June. River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain, but appear to be levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we still expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 13:39
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the afternoon. This will continue to affect an already very wet catchment in areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and ther Maud Foster Drain. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to the continued rising of the rivers we expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the emergency services and council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 05:14
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the morning. This will continue to affect an already very wet catchment in areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to the continued rising of the rivers we expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the emergency services and council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Jun 2019 16:38
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Foster Drain
Heavy rain has fallen over Lincolnshire during Tuesday and overnight into Wednesday. This is causing widespread high levels. Significant further rain is forecast from now and continuing overnight. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to the continued rising of the rivers we now expect properties along the East and West Fen Catchwater to be affected from late afternoon. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the emergency services and council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.