Flood Warning Info - Isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain

Area Description

Isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain including Howdales, Saltfleet, Little Carlton, Willow Bank, Claythorpe, Alford, and Mablethorpe.
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


Flood Warning issued on 17 Jun 2019 04:39
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
River levels in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains are expected to continue to fall today Monday 17th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties at this time. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
River levels in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains are expected to continue to fall during Sunday 16th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties at this time. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
River levels in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains are expected to continue to fall today, Sunday 16th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties at this time. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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 15 Jun 2019 19:47
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
River levels in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains are expected to continue to fall over night Saturday 15th June and into Sunday 16th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties at this time. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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 15 Jun 2019 10:36
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
River levels in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains are expected to continue to fall throughout the day Saturday15th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties at this time. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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 19:47
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
River levels in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains have been falling steadily throughout the day Friday 14th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jun 2019 05:14
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
River levels in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains have been falling steadily overnight last night, Thursday, 13th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 18:53
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains 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 expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties near the Great Eau 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 13:41
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the afternoon. This will continue to affect an already very wet catchment in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains. 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 near the Great Eau 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
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the morning. This will continue to affect an already very wet catchment in the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains. 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 near the Great Eau 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 07:14
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
Heavy rain has fallen over Lincolnshire during Tuesday and into Wednesday. This is causing the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains to rise and is forecast to continue to rise through Wednesday. 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 to be affected. Low lying properties near the Great Eau 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 00:46
Great Eau, the Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain,
Heavy rain has fallen over Lincolnshire during Tuesday. This is causing the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drains to rise and is forecast to continue to rise through the night. 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 to be affected during the night and into Wednesday. Low lying properties near the Great Eau 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.