Flood Warning Info - The Spixworth Beck

Area Description

The Spixworth Beck from Horsham St Faith to Crostwick.
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 24 Dec 2020 17:17
Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through the evening and over night into Friday 25th December. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are Beck Lane Ford at Horsham St Faith. The forecast is for dry conditions today, which will allow river levels to start returning to normal. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 11:29
Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely throughout today, Thursday 24th December. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today following the rain overnight. Areas most at risk are Beck Lane Ford at Horsham St Faith. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for showers today, moving into more settled weather over the next few days. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 6pm on Thursday 24th December.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2020 23:15
Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely overnight tonight and into tomorrow, Thursday 24th December. River levels are expected to continue to rise. Areas most at risk are Beck Lane Ford at Horsham St Faith. The forecast is for rainfall which will continue overnight, and could lead to some surface water problems, before easing and clearing away in the early hours of the morning. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message by 7am tomorrow morning.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2019 19:01
Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses over the next couple of hours. River levels have now peaked at Spixworth but will remain high overnight throughout the upper Bure catchment. The area most at risk is Beck Lane Ford at Horsham St Faith. The forecast is for no further rainfall throughout this evening and overnight. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message tomorrow, Monday 7th October 2019.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2019 15:39
Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses over the next few hours and into this evening, Sunday 6th October 2019. River levels are expected to continue to rise over the next couple of hours. The area most at risk is Beck Lane Ford at Horsham St Faith. The forecast is for further rainfall into this evening. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.