Flood Alert Info - Witham in North Kesteven

Area Description

River Witham and its tributaries from Claypole to Lincoln.
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

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:12
River Witham
We have seen two bands of rain fall in the River Witham area over the last 36 hours. This means that the River Witham is rising again, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon of Monday 24th February onwards. No further rain is forecast Tuesday or Wednesday but we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated by Tuesday 25th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 12:29
River Witham
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This has fallen onto already saturated catchments. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon of Sunday 23rd February onwards. A further band of rain is forecast overnight into Monday morning. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated by Monday 24th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 11:57
River Witham
Following persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis over the weekend, we are expecting river levels to remain elevated for at least the next couple of days along the River Witham. Further bands of showery rain are forecast for Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and rivers. We will continue to monitor river levels and will update this message on Thursday 20th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 18:42
River Witham
Following persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis over the weekend, we are expecting river levels to remain elevated for at least the next couple days along the River Witham. A further band of rain is forecast for Wednesday afternoon and evening. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and rivers. We will continue to monitor river levels and will update this message on Wednesday 19th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 17:35
River Witham
Over the weekend, river levels rose on the River Witham in North Kesteven as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. This has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. We are reviewing the situation in the area incident room and will issue further alerts and warnings as required. This message will be updated on Tuesday 18th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:49
River Witham
River levels have risen on the River Witham in North Kesteven as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis affecting the county. This has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Sunday 16th February. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring the situation in the area incident room and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Monday the 17th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 18:33
River Witham
River levels are forecast to rise on the River Witham in North Kesteven as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis affecting the county overnight. Leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight and into Sunday 16th February. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible and therefore flood warnings may need to be issued overnight into the morning. We are monitoring the situation in the area incident room overnight and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Sunday the 16th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 12:54
River Witham
Recent heavy rainfall across the Witham catchment means that levels in the River Witham are high. Although levels are now gradually receeding, we expect low lying land and roads to continue to be affected today, Sunday December 22nd. We will review the need for this alert tomorrow based on the current dry weather forecast. Flooding to properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Monday 23rd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 13:36
River Witham
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham catchment. This means that levels in the Witham are now high, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Saturday 21st December, onwards. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Sunday 22nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:26
River Witham
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham catchment. This means that levels in the Witham are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river this evening, Friday 20th December onwards. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Saturday 21st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 20:39
River Witham
Levels in the River Witham remain high following heavy rainfall over Lincolnshire. This will lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Saturday 30th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 04:48
River Witham
Levels in the River Witham remain high following heavy rainfall over Lincolnshire. This will lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Friday 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 11:29
River Witham
Levels in the River Witham remain high following heavy rainfall over Lincolnshire. This will lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 19:07
River Witham
Levels in the River Witham remain high following heavy rainfall over Lincolnshire. This will lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Thursday 27th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 12:15
River Witham
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from today, Wednesday 27 November onwards. We expect the river 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, Wednesday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 13:08
River Witham
River levels will remain high across North Kesteven while the controlled release of water from the Witham, Brant and Till Washlands upstream of Lincoln continues, following recent rainfall. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. By mid-week further bands of rain are forecast, but this is being closely monitored. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Monday 25th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 08:57
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens while we use the Witham and Brant Washlands to manage the impact of recent rainfall, although levels in the washlands are falling as a controlled release back into the river system continues. The weekend could bring further heavy rainfall, the forecast is being closely monitored. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday 24th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 13:59
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens while we use the Witham and Brant Washlands to manage the impact of recent rainfall, although levels in the washlands are falling as a controlled release back into the river system takes place. The weekend could bring further heavy rainfall, the forecast is being closely monitored. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday 23rd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2019 15:30
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens while we use the Witham and Brant Washlands to manage the impact of recent rainfall, although levels in the washlands are falling as a controlled release back into the river system takes place. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday 22nd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 15:34
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens while we use the Witham and Brant Washlands to manage the impact of recent rainfall, although levels in the washlands are falling as we a controlled release back into the river system takes place. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday 21st November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 09:47
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens while we use the Witham Washlands to manage the impact of recent rainfall. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Wednesday 20th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 10:56
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. The River Witham remains high following recent rainfall in the area and while we use the Witham Washlands to manage the impact of recent rainfall. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday 19th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 17:54
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. The River Witham remains high following recent rainfall in the area and while we use the Witham Washlands to manage the impact of recent rainfall. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday 18th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 03:25
River Witham
River levels will remain high in the River Witham and Fens. The River Witham remains high following recent rainfall in the area and while we use the Witham Washlands to make space for further rainfall. Further showers are forecast on Sunday 17th November. We are monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday 17th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 01:39
River Witham
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall and the River Witham remains high .We are using the Witham Washlands to make space for further rainfall. Further light showers are forecast on Saturday, 16th of November. River levels may rise again and cause further flood risk to this area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday, 16th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:46
River Witham
The River Witham remains high following persistent rainfall in the area and we are using the Witham Washlands to make space for further rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast today, Friday 15th of November, and river levels could rise again and cause further flood risk to this area. We are monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by Saturday evening, 16th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 07:27
River Witham
The River Witham remains high following persistent rainfall in the area and we are using the Witham Washlands to make space for further rainfall. 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. We are monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by Friday evening, 15th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 21:45
River Witham
The River Witham remains high following persistent rainfall in the area and while we use the Witham Washlands to make space for further rainfall. 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. We are monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by Thursday evening 14th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 16:33
River Witham
The River Witham remains high following persistent rainfall in the area and while we use the Witham Washlands to make space for further rainfall forecast. Our forecast indicates that flooding to properties is not likely. We are monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by Thursday 14th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 19:33
River Witham
The River Witham remains high following persistent rainfall in the area and while we use the Witham Washlands to make space for further rainfall forecast. Our forecast indicates that flooding to properties is not likely. We are monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Wednesday 13th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 19:13
River Witham
The River Witham remains high following persistent rainfall in the area. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days with only showers forecast tomorrow, Tuesday 12th November. We are using the flood storage areas on the River Brant and Witham to manage river levels. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely. We are monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 09:37
River Witham
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days and further showers will move across the area eastwards during the morning of Monday 11th November. We are using the flood storage areas on the River Brant and Witham. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 21:25
River Witham
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are using the flood storage areas on the River Brant and Witham. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. Further rain is are forecast overnight Sunday 10th November. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Monday 11th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 13:19
River Witham
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are using the flood storage areas on the River Brant and Witham. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. No further rain is forecast throughout today, however, further showers are forecast this evening and into Monday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Sunday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 01:46
River Witham
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later on Sunday 10th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 10:13
River Witham
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 16:15
River Witham
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham has risen, which led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 23:57
River Witham
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from today, Thursday 7th November, onwards. We expect the river 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 12:24
River Witham
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the River Witham is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from today, Thursday, November 7th onwards. We expect the river 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 03:49
River Witham
Heavy rainfall on Saturday has resulted in high levels on the River Witham. River levels continue to fall, however there is still a lot of standing water on fields and it may take another day for levels to drop back down to safe levels. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday evening, 29 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 20:35
River Witham
Heavy rainfall on Saturday has resulted in high levels on the River Witham. River levels are now falling, however there is still a lot of standing water on fields and it may take another day for levels to drop back down to safe levels. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning, 29 October, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 11:08
River Witham
River levels remain high as a result of persistent heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our current forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday evening, 28th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 16:40
River Witham
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the rivers remain high, which will cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river to continue. No further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours but we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our current forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 00:43
River Witham
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. No further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours but we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated during Sunday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 09:35
River Witham
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this morning Saturday 26 October onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days with further rain forecast during Saturday morning. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated during Saturday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Oct 2019 17:04
River Witham
The heavy and persistent rainfall from earlier in the week has now passed over the Withm . No significant further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. Watercourses in the area remain high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on 17 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 18:33
River Witham
The heavy and persistent rainfall from the last two days has now passed over the River Witham in North Kesteven area. Only light showers are forecast to fall tonight and into Wednesday 16 October. Watercourses in the area remain high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated 16 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 22:00
River Witham
We have seen heavy rainfall in the Witham in North Kesteven area over the last 24 hours. This means that rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of nearby low lying land and roads close to the river over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated 15 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 21:15
River Witham
River levels in the River Witham remain high in response to rainfall over the last 48 hours. There will continue to be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next couple of days. No further rainfall is forecast overnigh but we will be using the latest forecasts to assess the impact of Ex Hurricane Lorenzo on river levels over the area. Flooding to properties is currently not likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 16:12
River Witham
River levels in the River Witham remain high in response to rainfall over the last 24 hours. There will continue to be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next couple of days. No further rainfall is forecast today but we will be using the latest forecasts to assess the impact of Ex Hurricane Lorenzo on river levels over the area. Flooding to properties is currently not likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 07:53
River Witham
River levels in the River Witham remain high in response to rainfall over the last 24 hours. There will continue to be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next couple of days. No further rainfall is forecast today but we will be using the latest forecasts to assess the impact of Ex Hurricane Lorenzo on river levels over the area. Flooding to properties is currently not likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 17:26
River Witham
River levels remain high in response to rainfall this afternoon on Tuesday 1st October. There will continue to be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning on Wednesday 2nd October.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 09:58
River Witham
River levels remain high in response to rainfall overnight and into this morning Tuesday 1st October. There will continue to be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 20:29
River Witham
River levels remain high and will be increased by rainfall overnight into Tuesday 1st October. There will continue to be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 13:28
River Witham
Over the last 18 hours we have not seen any rainfall in the Upper Witham catchment area. This means that rivers are now falling, however the levels are still high and there will be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next couple of days. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days as further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 19:29
River Witham
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the vicinity of the River Witham in North Kesteven. This means that the River Witham is now rising. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is possible overnight and into the morning of Monday 30 September. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 14:45
River Witham
Overnight and this afternoon we have seen heavy rainfall in the vicinity of the River Witham in North Kesteven. This means that the River Witham is now rising. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river is possible this afternoon and into the evening of Sunday 29 September. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2019 05:02
River Witham
River levels continue to fall slowly in the River Witham in North Kesteven, but remain high. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and there may be standing water for several days. We don't expect any further property flooding. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. 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 20:33
River Witham
River levels continue to fall in the River Witham in North Kesteven. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and there may be standing water for several days. We don't expect any further property flooding. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. 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 13:29
River Witham
River levels continue to fall in the River Witham in North Kesteven. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and there may be standing water for several days. We don't expect any further property flooding. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 16:15
River Witham
River levels remain very high in the Witham in North Kesteven but appear to be levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Low lying properties are most at risk. 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 14 Jun 2019 06:23
River Witham
River levels remain very high in the Witham in North Kesteven but appear to be levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Low lying properties are most at risk. 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 13 Jun 2019 19:26
River Witham
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the Witham in North Kesteven but appear to be levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Low lying properties are most at risk. 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 13 Jun 2019 13:19
River Witham
Further rainfall is forecast across Lincolnshire and the Upper Witham catchment. This will cause the rivers to rise and remain high throughout the afternoon. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads. 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 13 Jun 2019 04:54
River Witham
Further rainfall is forecast across Lincolnshire and the Upper Witham catchment. This will cause the rivers to rise and remain high throughout the morning. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads. 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 12 Jun 2019 06:38
River Witham
Over the last 48 hrs we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and the Upper Witham catchment. This has caused the rivers to rise and remain high overnight. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads. 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 21:44
River Witham
Over the last 24 hrs we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and the Upper Witham catchment. This has caused the rivers to rise and remain high overnight. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads. 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 3 Jun 2018 10:21
River Witham
River levels remain high following the heavy rainfall yesterday, but are now gradually reducing. We expect the river to remain high throughout Sunday. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not currently expected to be issued. There is the potential for further isolated heavy rain showers this afternoon and we are constantly monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 21:06
River Witham
We have seen heavy rainfall today in the catchment. This means that the River Brant is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river this evening. We expect the river to remain high throughout Sunday. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not currently expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:15
River Witham
We have seen heavy rainfall over the Bank Holiday weekend in River Witham catchment area. The rivers have risen in response which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during Tuesday 3rd April. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 12:24
River Witham
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in River Witham catchment area. This means that the rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river in the afternoon on 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.