Flood Warning Info - River Wissey at Mundford, Stoke Ferry and Hilgay

Area Description

Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay.
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 02:47
River Wissey
River levels remain high but are falling at the Bodney Bridge River Gauge. Consequently the risk of flooding remains, but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 15:45
River Wissey
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall. However, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 02:41
River Wissey
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall. However, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. No further significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 19:52
River Wissey
River levels are rising as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. Further light rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout tonight 24/12/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 11:59
River Wissey
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected from 12:45 today, 24/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. Further light rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Thursday 24/12/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Sep 2020 18:50
River Wissey
River levels are continuing to fall after the persistent heavy rainfall on Friday 25/09/2020. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. There is no significant rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 07:00 on 28/09/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Sep 2020 13:27
River Wissey
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall as a result of persistent heavy rainfall on Friday 25/09/2020. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. There is no significant rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 19:00 on 27/09/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Sep 2020 06:52
River Wissey
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall, following the persistent heavy rainfall on Friday 25/09/2020. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing but still remains. We expect any flooding to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 14:00 on 27/09/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Sep 2020 18:35
River Wissey
River levels continue to rise slowly, as a result of persistent heavy rainfall yesterday. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible, however the risk is reducing as the river level stabilises. We expect any flooding that occurs to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the remainder of the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 07:00 on 27/09/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Sep 2020 14:54
River Wissey
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected from approximately 17:30 today 26/09/2020. We expect flooding to affect Swaffham Road, Malsters Close, and The Lammas in Mundford, Bridge Road and Great Man’s Way in Stoke Ferry, and Bridge Street in Hilgay. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 26/09/2020, or as the situation changes.