Flood Alert Info - Tributaries of the lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford

Area Description

Tributaries of the lower River Witham including Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck and River Slea including Blankney, North and South Kyme, Ruskington and Sleaford.
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

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

Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2021 15:15
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last week with further rain predicted later in the week. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Wednesday, 17th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Thursday, 18th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2021 10:28
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last week with further rain predicted later in the week. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Tuesday 16th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Wednesday, 17th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2021 11:28
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last week with further rain predicted later in the week. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Monday 15th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Tuesday, 16th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2021 12:56
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last week with further rain predicted later today and over the next few days. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Sunday 14th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Monday, 15th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2021 13:33
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last week. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Saturday 13th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Sunday, 14th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2021 13:23
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last week. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Friday 12th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Saturday, 13th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2021 13:38
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last few days. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Thursday 11th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Friday, 12th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2021 12:56
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last few days. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Wednesday 10th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Thursday, 11th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2021 09:32
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last few days. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Tuesday 9th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Wednesday, 10th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2021 19:43
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in the tributaries of the Lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford remain high following heavy rainfall over the last few days. The water levels have stabilised and will remain high due to ground water levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Monday 8th February, and for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Tuesday 9th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 17:26
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Levels in North Kesteven rivers remain high following heavy rainfall over the last 48 hours. Levels are expected to stay high for some time due to groundwater levels. Low lying land and roads close to the river will continue to be flooded today, Sunday 7th February, and for the next few days with further rainfall forecast from Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation, 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. This message will be updated on Monday 8th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Feb 2021 10:30
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall over the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to rise. River levels will continue to remain high today, Saturday, 6th February and for the next few days. We expect this flood alert to be in force for some time, as high ground water will continue to influence river levels. This is resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. More rain is forecast, and we are monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Sunday, 7th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Feb 2021 10:28
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall over the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to rise. River levels will continue to remain high today, Friday, 5th February and for the next few days. We expect this flood alert to be in force for some time, as high ground water will continue to influence river levels. This is resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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. This message will be updated on Saturday, 6th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Feb 2021 10:24
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall over the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to rise. River levels will continue to remain high today, Thursday 4th February and for the next few days. We expect this flood alert to be in force for some time, as high ground water will continue to influence river levels. This is resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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. This message will be updated on Friday, 5th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Feb 2021 12:24
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
We have seen more heavy rain over the last week in the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Wednesday, 3rd February, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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. This message will be updated on Thursday 4th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Feb 2021 13:20
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
We have seen more heavy rain over the last week in the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Tuesday 2nd February, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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. This message will be updated on Wednesday 3rd February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2021 12:49
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
We have seen more heavy rain over the last week in the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Monday 1st February, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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. This message will be updated on Tuesday 2nd February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 13:10
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Further to last weeks rainfall, we have seen more rain over the last few days across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Sunday 31st January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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. This message will be updated on Monday 1st February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 18:11
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Further to last weeks rainfall, we have seen more rain over the last 48 hours across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Saturday 30th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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. This message will be updated on Sunday 31st January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 15:16
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
The recent heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, has meant that the river and groundwater levels have reacted. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Friday 29th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not likely 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. This message will be updated on Saturday 30th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 10:19
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Further to last weeks rainfall, we have seen more rain overnight across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Thursday 28th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible and therefore flood warnings are likely 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. This message will be updated on Friday 29th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 08:51
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Further to last weeks rainfall, we have seen more rain overnight across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Thursday 28th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. 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. This message will be updated on Friday 29th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jan 2021 08:47
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Wednesday 27th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. 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 trash screens. This message will be updated on Thursday, 28th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2021 10:13
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Tuesday 26th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. 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 trash screens. This message will be updated on Wednesday 27th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2021 10:59
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Monday 25th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. 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 trash screens. This message will be updated on Tuesday, 26th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2021 10:47
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, which has caused the rivers and groundwater levels to react. This means river levels will continue to remain high today, Sunday 24th January, and for the next few days, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. 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 trash screens. This message will be updated on Monday, 25th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2021 20:39
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lincolnshire area. This means that the rivers and groundwater levels are now reacting, which may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river, from today, Saturday, 23rd January, onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not possible 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 on Sunday, 24th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 18:49
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, with a further pulse of rain last night, falling on an already saturated catchment. This means river levels will remain high today, Thursday 21st January, leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Forecast for Friday 22nd January is dry. 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 trash screens. This message will be updated on Friday, 22nd January, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 03:45
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, with a further pulse of rain last night, falling on an already saturated catchment. This means river levels will remain high today, Thursday 21st January, and for the next few days, leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. 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 trash screens. This message will be updated on Friday, 22nd January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 11:13
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area, and further rainfall is forecast today, Wednesday 20 January, through until tomorrow. This means river levels will remain high today and for the next few days, leading to flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. 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 trash screens. This message will be updated on Thursday 21 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 09:43
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last week we saw heavy rainfall across the Lincolnshire area and further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. This has caused river levels to rise, which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. We expect rivers to remain high throughout today, Tuesday 19th January, and 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. 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 Wednesday 20th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2021 13:12
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lincolnshire area. This has caused river levels to rise, which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. We expect rivers to remain high throughout today, Monday 18th January, and 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. 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 Tuesday, 19th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 12:45
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lincolnshire area. This has caused river levels to rise, which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. We expect rivers to remain high throughout today, Sunday 17th January, and 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. 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, 18th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 12:32
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lincolnshire area, followed by another band of rain this morning. This means that river levels are remaining high, which has already led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout today, Saturday 16th January and 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. 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, 17th January or as the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 20:50
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lincolnshire area. This means that the rivers have risen, which will lead to continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river, from this evening, Friday, 15th January, onwards. There is more rainfall forecast for tomorrow, Saturday 16th January, and we will be monitoring how the river levels respond. 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 are 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 tomorrow, Saturday, 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 10:18
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lincolnshire 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 today, Friday, 15th January, onwards. 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 are 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 on Saturday 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 12:29
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lincolnshire 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 today, Thursday, 14th January, onwards. 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 are 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 on Friday, 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 16:20
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. The tributaries of the River Witham will remain high today, Saturday, 26th December and for 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Sunday 27th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2020 19:18
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. The tributaries of the River Witham will remain high today, Friday, 25th December and for 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Saturday 26th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 16:12
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the rivers are now rising. The tributaries of the River Witham will remain high today, Thursday 24th December onwards. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to some properties is likely, and therefore flood warnings are expected to be issued for some properties. 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Friday, 25th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 19:25
Kyme Eau, River Slea, Billinghay Skirth, Ruskington Beck, Old River Slea and Leasingham Beck
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Witham area. This means that the rivers are now rising. The tributaries of the River Witham will remain high from the evening of Wednesday, 23rd December onwards. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not 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 monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Thursday, 24th December, or as the situation changes.