Flood Warning Info - River Welland in Stamford

Area Description

Properties near the River Welland in Stamford.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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

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

Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 12:39
River Welland
Heavy rain has fallen across the River Welland catchment over the past few days, with further rain expected overnight, Saturday 26th December. River levels have peaked upstream and flood water is still making its way down the catchment. As a result of this, we are expecting properties in Stamford to continue to be affected over the weekend, 26/27th December. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe, and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments and flood water. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the area checking flood defences, clearing blockages, and assisting the Emergency Services and Council. This message will be updated again on Sunday, 27th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 19:00
River Welland
Heavy rain has fallen across the River Welland catchment over the past few days however drier conditions are expected for the rest of today, Friday 25th December. River levels have peaked upstream and flood water is still making its way down the catchment. As a result we are expecting properties in Stamford to continue to be affected. Levels are expected to start receding overnight however there is more rain due on Sunday and Monday. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. Stay safe, and aware of your local surroundings. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments and flood water. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the area checking flood defences, clearing blockages, and assisting the Emergency Services and Council. This message will be updated again on Saturday, 26th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 03:34
River Welland
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Welland catchment over the past few days. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the Welland Catchment, and due to the deteriorating weather conditions we now expect properties around Stamford to be affected from the early morning on Friday 25th December onwards. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. The river is forecast to continue to rise and the impacts are likely to last through Friday. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the emergency services and council. We will be closely monitoring the situation, and this message will be updated during Friday, 25th December, or as the situation changes.