Flood Alert Info - Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers

Area Description

Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain and Willoughby High Drain.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 09:13
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels continue to fall in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers and are nearly back to normal. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. We do not expect any further property flooding. We are constantly monitoring weather forecasts and river levels. Rainfall with possible thunderstorms are forecast for today and tomorrow, but details are still uncertain at this time. This message will be updated as the situation changes. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 01:10
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels continue to fall in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers and are nearly back to normal. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. We don't expect any further property flooding. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring weather forecast and river levels, thunderstorms are forecast for later this week but details are still uncertain at this time. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2019 16:13
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels are falling slowly in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers, and the risk of flooding is continuing to reduce. We do not expect any further property flooding although there may be standing water for several days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. More rainfall is forecast Tuesday night and into Wednesday so we will continue to monitor river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2019 04:27
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels continue to fall slowly in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers, and the risk of flooding continues to reduce. We do not expect any further property flooding although there may be standing water for several days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels, and will continue to have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2019 15:35
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels continue to fall slowly in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers, and the risk of flooding continues to reduce. We do not expect any further property flooding although there may be standing water for several days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels, and will continue to have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2019 05:02
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels continue to fall in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. We don't expect any further property flooding. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring the weather forecast and river levels. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 20:30
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels continue to fall in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. We don't expect any further property flooding. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring weather forecast and river levels. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 12:32
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels continue to fall in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. We don't expect any further property flooding. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 17:41
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels are now falling in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers. 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 are most at risk. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 05:41
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
River levels are now falling in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers. 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 are most at risk. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 19:22
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the Lincolnshire East Coast Rivers 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 are most at risk. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 13:12
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the afternoon across Lincolnshire, affecting rivers around the east coast. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 04:54
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the morning across Lincolnshire, affecting rivers around the east coast. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 06:56
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
Over the last 24 hrs we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and rivers around the east coast. This caused the rivers to rise. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. A flood warning has been issued for isolated properties and villages near the Great Eau, Long Eau and Woldgrift Drain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 20:22
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
Over the last 24 hrs we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and rivers around the east coast. This caused the rivers to rise. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties from rivers isn’t likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 12:34
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
Over the last 24 hrs we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and rivers around the east coast. This means that rivers are now rising and will continue to rise during the day. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers from the morning of Tuesday 11 June onwards. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties from rivers isn’t likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 14:57
Great Eau, Long Eau, Woldgrift Drain
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over the Lincolnshire Coast. This means that the East Coast rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during the afternoon of Monday, April 2nd. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.