Flood Warning Info - River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill

Area Description

River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill including Blankney Fen, Martin Fen, Martin Dales, Timberland, Walcot Fen, Tattershall Bridge, Dogdyke, Chapel Hill and Billinghay Dales.
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

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 17 Dec 2019 11:52
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains, with repairs not completed, and embankments still in a fragile state. Please be cautious and take care when moving around the area. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are onsite, and progressing with the repair. Pumps remain on standby should we get further overtopping at the breach site. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Wednesday, 18th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Dec 2019 09:52
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains and river levels have responded to the rainfall over the last few days. With repairs not completed, and embankments still in a fragile state, please be cautious and take care when moving around the area. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are onsite, and progressing with the repair. Pumps remain on standby should we get further overtopping at the breach site. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Tuesday, 17th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Dec 2019 10:30
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains and river levels have responded to the rainfall over the last few days. With repairs not completed, and embankments still in a fragile state, please be cautious and take care when moving around the area. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are onsite, and progressing with the repair. Pumps remain on standby should we get further overtopping at the breach site. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday, 16th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Dec 2019 10:37
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains. Rainfall gauges in the Witham catchment registered around 10mm of rain on Thursday with water levels responding. A further 6mm of rain is forecast overnight, Saturday 14th and into tomorrow, Sunday 15th. With repairs not completed, and embankments still in a fragile state, please be cautious and take care when moving around the area. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are onsite, and progressing with the repair. Pumps remain on standby should we get further overtopping at the breach site. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Sunday, 15th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Dec 2019 13:51
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains. Rainfall gauges in the Witham catchment registered around 10mm in the last 24hours. A band of showers is forecast this afternoon Friday 13th December and a further 4mm of rainfall tomorrow Saturday 14th and on Sunday 15th. With repairs not completed, and embankments still in a fragile state, please be cautious and take care when moving around the area. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are onsite, and progressing with the repair. Pumps remain on standby should we get further overtopping at the breach site. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday, 14th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Dec 2019 13:17
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains, causing flooding of farm land. The current weather forecast is for heavy rain showers over today, Thursday 12th December, and unsettled showers into the weekend. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair, and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Friday, 13th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Dec 2019 08:11
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains, causing flooding of farm land. The current weather forecast is for unsettled rain showers today, Wednesday 11th December, and further heavy rainfall is currently expected Thursday and Friday. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Thursday, 12th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Dec 2019 16:10
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains, causing flooding of farm land. The current weather forecast is for unsettled rain showers over the next two days, Tuesday and Wednesday, and further heavy rainfall is currently expected Thursday and Friday. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Wednesday, 11th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Dec 2019 08:20
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains, causing flooding of farm land. The current weather forecast is for unsettled rain showers over the next two days, Tuesday and Wednesday, and further heavy rainfall is currently expected Thursday and Friday. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Tuesday evening, 10th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Dec 2019 17:24
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains, causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Tuesday, 10th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Dec 2019 08:16
River Witham
The breach on the Timberland Delph remains, causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Tuesday, 10th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Dec 2019 16:04
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Last week, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area over the weekend to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday, 9th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Dec 2019 08:23
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Last week, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area over the weekend to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Sunday evening, 8th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Dec 2019 17:33
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Last week, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area over the weekend to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Sunday, 8th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Dec 2019 10:28
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Last week, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area over the weekend to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday evening, 7th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Dec 2019 15:26
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Last week, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff and contractors will be working in the area over the weekend to operate pumps, check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday, 7th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Dec 2019 08:13
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Last week, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday, 7th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Dec 2019 17:25
River Witham
Heavy rain in the Witham catchment has caused high river levels. Last week, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Friday, 6th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Dec 2019 07:57
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. On Friday 29th November, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Friday, 6th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Dec 2019 15:25
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. On Friday 29th November, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Thursday, 5th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Dec 2019 17:46
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. On Friday 29th November, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also a risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Wednesday, 4th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Dec 2019 19:01
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. On Friday 29th November, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Tuesday, 3rd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Dec 2019 13:43
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. On Friday 29th November, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow. We are managing water levels in the area by pumping the water out of the flooded cells. There is also risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday evening, 2nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Dec 2019 18:42
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. On Friday 29th November there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow safe access and work. There is also risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday 2nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Dec 2019 11:04
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. On Friday 29th November, there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow safe access and work. There is also risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday 2nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Nov 2019 20:22
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Yesterday (Friday 29th November) there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow safe access and work. There is also risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Sunday 1st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Nov 2019 12:06
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. Yesterday (Friday 29th November) there was a breach on the Timberland Delph causing flooding of farm land. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph are at the greatest risk. Environment Agency staff and our contractors are assessing a repair and hope to start as soon as the ground conditions allow safe access and work. There is also risk to properties in the area of Tattershall Farm Park. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks, avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated Satuday evening (30th November), or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Nov 2019 13:11
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. This morning Friday 29th November there has been a breach on the Timberland Delph causing significant flooding of farm land. The situation is evolving and potentially there could be property flooding. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph and in the area of Tattershall Farm Park 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 and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Nov 2019 09:04
River Witham
Heavy rain has fallen in the Witham catchment causing high river levels. This morning Friday 29th November there has been a breach on the Timberland Delph causing significant flooding of farm land. The situation is evolving and potentially there could be property flooding. Low lying properties near Glebe Farm, on the Timberland Delph 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 and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Nov 2019 14:40
River Witham
The recent rainfall resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. No further rainfall is forecast till the weekend and river levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens for some time. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are closely monitoring the situation and working to manage existing flood waters. This message will be updated on Thursday 21st November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Nov 2019 17:02
River Witham
The recent rainfall resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. No further rainfall is forecast over the next few days however river levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens for sometime. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are closely monitoring the situation and working to manage existing flood waters. This message will be updated on Wednesday 20th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Nov 2019 07:13
River Witham
The recent rainfall resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. No further rainfall is forecast over the next few days however river levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens for sometime. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are closely monitoring the situation and working to manage existing flood waters. This message will be updated on Wednesday 20th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Nov 2019 19:42
River Witham
The recent rainfall resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. No further rainfall is forecast over the next few days however river levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens for sometime. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are closely monitoring the situation and working to manage existing flood waters. This message will be updated on Tuesday 19th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Nov 2019 09:16
River Witham
The recent rainfall has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Further showers have been falling on the area during the weekend. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Tuesday 19th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 16:40
River Witham
The recent rainfall has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Further showers have been falling on the area throughout Sunday. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by Monday 18th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 02:42
River Witham
The recent rainfall has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Further showers are forecast today, Sunday 17th of November, these showers are not likely to significantly increase river levels. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by Sunday, 17th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 07:16
River Witham
River levels will remain very high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Water levels on the River Witham are the highest ever recorded. The recent rainfall has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. Further light showers are forecast today, Saturday 16th of November, these showers are not likely to significantly increase river levels. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by Sunday, 17th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 11:35
River Witham
River levels remain high in the River Witham and Fens following further heavy rainfall over the last 36 hours. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Levels remain stable, but at levels of concern. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by Saturday evening, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 23:54
River Witham
River levels remain high in the River Witham and Fens following further heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Levels remain stable, but at levels of concern. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Friday 15th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 08:19
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the River Witham and its tributaries. Further heavy rainfall is forecast today, Thursday 14th of November, and we expect river levels to rise again and cause further flood risk to this area. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by Friday evening, 15th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 20:42
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Further heavy rainfall is forecast on Thursday 14th November, and we expect river levels to rise again and cause further flood risk to this area. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Thursday 14th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 15:18
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by Thursday 14th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 20:05
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Wednesday 13th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 15:39
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid contact with flood water. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Wednesday 13th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 19:43
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham while we use the Lincoln Washlands to make space for further rainfall forecast on Tuesday 12 November. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 07:18
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham while we use the Lincoln Washlands to make space for further rainfall forecast from Monday morning. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 20:10
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham while we use the Lincoln Washlands to make space for further rainfall forecast from Monday morning. Rainfall over the last few days has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We have staff out in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Monday 11th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 22:33
River Witham
The heavy and persistent rainfall that fell throughout Thursday and into Friday morning across Lincolnshire has caused river levels in the River Witham catchment to rise. River levels are expected to remain high throughout the next few days, and have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the lower reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. Further showers are expected over the next few days, which will keep river levels high for some time to come. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Remain 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 Sunday 10th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 07:40
River Witham
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. This means that the River Witham has been rising. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the upper reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. The River is predicted to continue to rise on Saturday 9th November. Low lying properties near the river 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 on Saturday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 18:44
River Witham
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Woodhall Spa area. This means that the River Witham has been rising. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the upper reaches of the Witham and its tributaries. The River is predicted to continue to rise on Saturday 9th November. Low lying properties near the river 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 on Saturday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 05:25
River Witham
Heavy rain has been falling over Lincolnshire throughout Thursday and into Friday night, and this has caused river levels to rise rapidly in the River Witham. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the upper reaches of the Witham and its tributaries, and due to the deteriorating conditions we now expect properties in the lower River Witham from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill to be affected from 7am on Friday 8th November onwards. Low lying properties near the river 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 on Friday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Oct 2019 11:02
River Witham
Heavy rain last weekend has fallen in Lincolnshire, and has resulted in very high levels in the River Witham. Due to the slow responding nature of this lower part of the catchment, it could take several days for the river to drop back down to safe levels. The high river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river, and we expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are being affected by tide lock, where the Witham is not able to flow out to sea at Boston during periods of high tides. 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 Wednesday evening, 30th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 16:19
River Witham
Heavy rain during Saturday has fallen in Lincolnshire and has resulted in very high levels in the River Witham. Due to the slow responding nature of this lower part of the catchment it could take several days for the river to drop back down to safe levels. The high river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are being affected by tide lock, where the Witham is not able to flow out to sea at Boston during periods of high tides. 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 Wednesday morning, 30th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 05:15
River Witham
Heavy rain during Saturday has fallen in Lincolnshire and has resulted in very high levels in the River Witham. Due to the slow responding nature of this lower part of the catchment it could take several days for the river to drop back down to safe levels. The high river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are being affected by tide lock, where the Witham is not able to flow out to sea at Boston during periods of high tides. 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 Tuesday evening, 29th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 19:30
River Witham
Heavy rain during Saturday has resulted in very high levels in the River Witham. Due to the slow responding nature of this lower part of the catchment it could take several days for the river to drop back down to safe levels. The high river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are being affected by tide lock, where the Witham is not able to flow out to sea at Boston during periods of high tides. 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 on Tuesday morning, 29th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 18:43
River Witham
Heavy rain during Saturday has resulted in very high levels in the River Witham. Due to the slow responding nature of this lower part of the catchment it could take several days for the river to drop back down to safe levels. The high river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are being affected by tide lock, where the Witham is not able to flow out to sea at Boston during periods of high tides. 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 on Monday evening, 28th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 09:49
River Witham
Heavy rain during Saturday has fallen in Lincolnshire and has caused the River Witham to rise. It is expected to remain high throughout the next few days. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are being affected by tide lock, where the Witham is not able to flow out to sea at Boston during periods of high tides. 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 on Monday evening, 28th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 21:07
River Witham
Heavy rain during Saturday has fallen in Lincolnshire and has caused the River Witham to rise. It is expected to remain high throughout the next few days. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are being affected by tide lock, where the Witham is not able to flow out to sea at Boston during period of high tides. 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 27 Oct 2019 13:40
River Witham
Heavy rain over the last 48 hours over the Witham catchment has caused the River Witham to rise. It is expected to continue to rise through Sunday. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we now expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to be affected. Low lying properties near the river 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 27 Oct 2019 02:17
River Witham
Heavy rain over the last 24 hours over the Witham catchment has caused the River Witham to rise. It is expected to continue to rise through Sunday. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads near to the river and we now expect properties in the Fens between Woodhall Spa and Chapel Hill to be affected from early hours of this morning on Sunday 27th October. Low lying properties near the river 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.