Flood Alert Info - The River Glaven through Hunworth, Thornage and Letheringsett

Area Description

The River Glaven through Hunworth, Thornage and Letheringsett.
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


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2019 09:33
Glaven
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now until this evening, Monday 7th October 2019. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for further light rainfall and this alert will remain in place until the risk of flooding has passed. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message this afternoon, Monday 7th October 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 18:28
Glaven
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over the next couple of hours. River levels have now peaked at Hunworth but will remain high overnight throughout the Glaven catchment. The forecast is for no further rainfall throughout this evening and overnight. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message tomorrow, Monday 7th October 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 14:25
Glaven
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas this afternoon and into the evening of Sunday 6th October 2019. The forecast is for further rainfall throughout today and into this evening. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 08:43
Glaven
This message has been issued because there is a continued possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas through today, Thursday 13 June. Further rain overnight has kept river levels high. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for rainfall through this morning and afternoon, some of which could be heavy at times. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 15:05
Glaven
This message has been issued because there is a continued risk of minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas through this afternoon and evening, Wednesday 12th June. River levels are falling but will remain responsive to further rainfall. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this afternoon and evening which will pass quickly, but which may be intense and could lead to some surface water problems. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 08:57
Glaven
This message has been issued because there is continued minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas until this evening, Wednesday 12th June. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this afternoon which will pass quickly, but which may be intense and could lead to some surface water problems. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 14:49
Glaven
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now until tomorrow morning, Wednesday 12th June. River levels are currently high and staying high due to the continued rainfall. The levels should return to normal by tomorrow morning. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 08:25
Glaven
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now until tomorrow morning, Wednesday 12th June. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:24
Glaven
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall today, Monday 2nd April. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal throughout the catchment. The forecast is for no significant rainfall on Monday evening into Tuesday. We are expecting river levels to fall slowly over the course of Monday evening. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 13:19
Glaven
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall today, Monday 2nd April. This means that river levels have risen over the course of this morning. The forecast is for no significant rainfall on Monday afternoon. We are expecting river levels to stabilise shortly before returning to normal levels on Monday evening. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:19
Glaven
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last 22 hours. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next few hours however the worst of the rainfall has passed and further impacts will be limited. The forecast is for the rainfall to ease off this evening and a period of dry weather to follow on Thursday. We are expecting river levels to rise and remain high for the next few hours and receding overnight. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:21
Glaven
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last 12 hours. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next few hours and the river is likely to react quickly to any further rain later today. The forecast is for continued rainfall throughout today, We are expecting river levels to rise and remain high until this evening, Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary. Be careful of surface water which may have ponded on small local roads.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jun 2017 11:05
Glaven
This message has been issued because of the rainfall overnight and during this morning affecting this area. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next new hours. The forecast is for showers throughout the day which will keep rivers fluctuating. We are expecting river levels to remain responsive to further rainfall. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.