Flood Warning Info - Poulton Drain in the Covenham St Marys Area

Area Description

Poulton Drain in the Covenham St Marys Area.
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 14 Jun 2019 05:17
Poulton Drain
River levels in the Covenham St Marys area 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 18:44
Poulton Drain
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the Covenham St Marys Area 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 in the Covenham St Marys area 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 13:42
Poulton Drain
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the afternoon. This will continue to affect an already very wet catchment in the Covenham St Marys Area. 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 in the Covenham St Marys area 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
Poulton Drain
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the morning. This will continue to affect an already very wet catchment in the Covenham St Marys Area. 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 in the Covenham St Marys area 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 07:24
Poulton Drain
Heavy rain has fallen over Lincolnshire during Tuesday and into Wednesday. This is causing the Poulton Drain 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 are now expecting properties to be affected. Low lying properties in the Covenham St Marys area 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 00:56
Poulton Drain
Heavy rain has fallen over Lincolnshire during Tuesday. This is causing the Poulton Drain 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 are now expecting properties to be affected during the night and into Wednesday. Low lying properties in the Covenham St Marys area 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.