Flood Warning Info - Great Steeping and Firsby

Area Description

Properties near the Lady Wath Beck in Great Steeping, and properties near Wold Drain in Firsby.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 21 Jun 2019 03:10
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land and properties near the Steeping River. River levels continue to drop slowly, very little rain has fallen overnight and only light rain is forecast for today, Friday 21st June. Low lying properties close to the river are likely to remain at risk. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated throughout the day or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Jun 2019 17:16
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land and properties near the Steeping River. River levels continue to fall slowly and only light rain is forecast for today. Low lying properties close to the river are likely to remain at risk. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated throughout the day or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Jun 2019 07:03
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land and properties near the Steeping River. River levels continue to fall slowly and only light rain is forecast for today. Low lying properties close to the river are likely to remain at risk. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated throughout the day or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Jun 2019 23:08
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land, and properties near the Steeping River. River levels are still falling slowly and are not expected to react following lighter than expected rainfall this evening, Wednesday 19 June. Low lying properties close to the river are likely to remain at risk. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in the morning or as the situation changes..


Flood Warning issued on 19 Jun 2019 15:30
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land, and properties near the Steeping River. Levels have now started to fall slowly, although low lying properties close to the river are likely to remain at risk. Further rainfall with possible and thunderstorms are forecast for today. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tonight or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Jun 2019 04:29
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land, and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly, although low lying properties close to the river are likely to remain at risk. Further rainfall with possible thunderstorms is forecast for today. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Jun 2019 04:00
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land, and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly, although low lying properties close to the river are likely to remain at risk. Further rainfall with possible thunderstorms is forecast for today, but details are still uncertain at this time. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Jun 2019 17:14
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land, and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly, although low lying properties, close to the river are likely to remain at risk. More rainfall is forecast this evening and into tomorrow, with the possibility of thunderstorms, which we will be closely monitoring. We have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Jun 2019 09:29
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping, and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land, and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly, although low lying properties, close to the river are likely to remain at risk. More rainfall is forecast for today and tomorrow, with the possibility of thunderstorms, so we will continue to monitor river levels and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Jun 2019 02:14
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly although low lying properties close to the River are likely to remain at risk. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. More rainfall is forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday with the possibility of thunderstorms so we will continue to monitor river levels, and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the emergency services and council. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Jun 2019 16:24
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly although low lying properties close to the River are likely to remain at risk. Please stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. More rainfall is forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday so we will continue to monitor river levels, and have staff out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the emergency services and council. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Jun 2019 04:41
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly although low properties closest to the River are likely to remain at risk. More rainfall is forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday, which we will be closely monitoring. Stay 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 16 Jun 2019 16:24
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels remain high in the Great Steeping and Firsby catchment, causing flooding of low lying land and properties near the River Steeping. Levels have now started to fall slowly although low properties closest to the River are likely to remain at risk. More rainfall is forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday, which we will be closely monitoring. Stay 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 16 Jun 2019 04:50
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels in the Great Steeping and Firsby area are expected to keep falling today, Sunday 16th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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 are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jun 2019 19:50
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels in the Great Steeping and Firsby area are expected to keep falling slowly over night Saturday 15th June and into Sunday 16th June. We do not expect any further flooding to properties. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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 are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jun 2019 10:56
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels in the Great Steeping and Firsby area are expected to keep falling slowly throughout the day (Saturday 15th June). We do not expect any further flooding to properties. There may be standing water in low lying areas and fields for several days. 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 are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jun 2019 19:49
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels in the Great Steeping and Firsby area 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 05:22
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
River levels in the Great Steeping and Firsby 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 19:01
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the Great Steeping and Firsby 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 River Steeping 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
Lady Wath Beck, Wold Drain
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the morning. This will continue to affect an already very wet catchment in the Great Steeping and Firsby. 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 River Steeping 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.