Flood Alert Info - North West Norfolk Rivers

Area Description

River Heacham, River Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk.
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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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

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


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:45
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels in this area are currently falling. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:24
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels in this area are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 10:37
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels in this area are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 19:07
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting there to be standing water on low lying areas for several days. Locations most at risk are Rivers Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 09:57
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 14:51
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rain in the early hours of Monday morning and further scattered showers during the day. Up to 20mm of rain is forecast and we are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 11:35
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels on the River Wissey remain higher than normal. The ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Wissey in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 18:00
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 72 hours. This means that the water levels in the River Wissey are high and will remain so overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Wissey in Norfolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 13:24
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 72 hours. This rainfall has caused already high water levels in the River Wissey to rise again. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days and we expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. Locations most at risk are along the River Wissey. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 16:36
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for the River Wissey. The forecast is for drier weather conditions this evening though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout this evening and tomorrow. Locations most at risk are along the River Wissey. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 11:13
Nar, Heacham, Wissey, Ingol and Babingley Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 36 hours. This rainfall has caused the water levels in the River Wissey rise. The forecast is for drier weather conditions today though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and tomorrow. Locations most at risk are along the River Wissey. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.