Flood Warning Info - Isolated properties and villages near to the River Ancholme from Bishopbridge to Brigg

Area Description

Isolated properties and villages near to the River Ancholme from Bishopbridge to Brigg Including Snitterby Carr, Waddingham Carrs, Brandy Wharf and Cadney Carrs..
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 15 Nov 2019 12:17
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Heavy rainfall over recent days has raised levels in the River Ancholme. Levels are not expected to rise significantly above their current levels, though overtopping of the river banks is likely with low lying land near the Ancholme at risk of flooding. The weather forecast for the next few days is favourable though we will be closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by Saturday evening, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 07:49
River Ancholme, Ancholme
River levels will remain high in the River Ancholme catchment. We are aware of overtopping of the banks in the Brandy Wharf Area. This flood warning remains in place until this morning’s rain has passed and we can inspect the river banks to assess damage and inundation of low lying land. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 20:10
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Heavy rain fell in the River Ancholme catchment on Thursday 7th into Friday 8th November. This caused the River Ancholme to rise. It has been dry over the weekend although rivers remain very responsive. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into Monday 11th November. We are aware of overtopping of the banks in the Brandy Wharf Area. This flood warning remains in place until the rainfall tonight has passed and we can inspect the river banks to assess damage. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday 11th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 10:40
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Heavy rain fell in the River Ancholme catchment Thursday 7th into Friday 8th November. This has caused the River Ancholme to rise. No rainfall is forecast for today Sunday 10 November however further showers are possible tonight and into tomorrow morning, Monday 11 November. High river levels have already caused flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect farms, homes and riverside cottages between Bishopbridge and Brigg, including Brandy Wharf, to continue to be affected throughout Sunday 10th November onwards. We are aware of overtopping along the River Ancholme in several locations. You can ring our Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for advice on how to stay safe in a flood. 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 10 Nov 2019 03:16
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Heavy rain (50mm) fell in the River Ancholme catchment Thursday 7th into Friday 8th November. This has caused the River Ancholme to rise. No further significant rainfall is forecast for this weekend however river levels will remain very high. High river levels have already caused flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect farms, homes and riverside cottages between Bishopbridge and Brigg, including Brandy Wharf, to continue to be affected throughout Sunday 10th November onwards. We are aware of overtopping along the River Ancholme in several locations. You can ring our Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for advice on how to stay safe in a flood. 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 9 Nov 2019 14:27
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Heavy rain (50mm) fell in the River Ancholme catchment Thursday 7th into Friday 8th November. This has caused the River Ancholme to rise. No further significant rainfall is forecast for this weekend however river levels will remain very high. High river levels have already caused flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect farms, homes and riverside cottages between Bishopbridge and Brigg, including Brandy Wharf, to continue to be affected throughout Saturday 9th November onwards. We are aware of overtopping along the River Ancholme in several locations. You can ring our Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for advice on how to stay safe in a flood. 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 8 Nov 2019 21:12
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Heavy rain (50mm) fell in the River Ancholme catchment Thursday 7th into Friday 8th November. This has caused the River Ancholme to rise. No further rain is forecast but river levels will remain very high. High river levels have already caused flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect farms, homes and riverside cottages between Bishopbridge and Brigg, including Brandy Wharf, to continue to be affected throughout overnight Friday 8th November onwards. We are aware of areas of overtopping in the area. You can ring our Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for advice on how to stay safe in a flood. 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 8 Nov 2019 08:53
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Over the past 24 hours heavy and persistent rain has been falling in the River Ancholme catchment. This has caused the River Ancholme to rise. High river levels have already caused flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect farms, homes and riverside cottages between Bishopbridge and Brigg, including Brandy Wharf, to continue to be affected throughout today, Friday 8th November onwards. You can ring our Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for advice on how to stay safe in a flood. 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 8 Nov 2019 01:14
River Ancholme, Ancholme
Heavy and persistent rain has been falling in the River Ancholme catchment during Thursday, and more rain is forecast to fall throughout the night and into Friday morning. This is causing the River Ancholme 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 deteriorating weather conditions we now expect farms, homes and riverside cottages between Bishopbridge and Brigg, including Brandy Wharf, to be affected from 3am on Friday morning 8th November onwards. You can ring our Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for advice on how to stay safe in a flood. 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 on Friday morning 8th November.