Flood Alert Info - The River Stiffkey from Fulmodeston to Warham

Area Description

The River Stiffkey through Swanton Novers, Great Walsingham and Binham.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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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

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

Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 09:31
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through today, Saturday 30th January 2021. River levels remain high in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this morning and into the afternoon Saturday 30 January, with no further significant rain forecast tomorrow. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message at 9am tomorrow.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 07:21
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through today, Thursday the 21st of January. River levels will remain high as the water moves through the catchment in response to recent rainfall. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for no further significant rainfall in the next 48 hours. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 9am on Friday the 22nd of January.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 18:52
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through this evening and overnight (Wednesday 20th January), and into tomorrow Thursday 21st January. River levels remain higher than normal. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for some further rainfall this evening and overnight, before clearing into Thursday morning. 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 20 Jan 2021 05:06
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely throughout today, and into this evening, Wednesday 20th January. River levels are remaining high as the water moves through the system in response to the recent heavy rainfall. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for scattered showers today and then heavy rainfall this evening and into tomorrow morning. 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 19 Jan 2021 17:39
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely overnight tonight, Tuesday 19th January 2021. River levels are currently high and responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for patchy rain and showers through tonight followed by more persistent and at times heavy rain on Wednesday into Thursday. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 11am on Wednesday 20th January 2021.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 13:30
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely from now until tomorrow morning, Wednesday 20th January. River levels are currently high and responding further to the overnight rainfall. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for an unsettled period over the next few days, with periods of heavy rain during Wednesday and Thursday possible. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 8pm on Tuesday 19th January.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 08:41
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely for Sunday 27th December 2020 through to Monday 28th December 2020. River levels are expected to continue to rise. The forecast is for showers to get more scattered and less intense as we move into more settled weather. 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 Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 16:33
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely for the evening of Saturday 26th December through to Sunday 27th December 2020. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall expected during the early hours of 27th December, which will pass quickly, but which may be intense and could lead to river levels beginning to rise again, and some surface water problems. 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 Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 09:08
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely for Saturday 26th December 2020. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. 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 Alert issued on 25 Dec 2020 07:33
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely for Friday 25th December. River levels are expected to continue to rise. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. 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 11am tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 10:35
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas through today, Thursday 16 January. River levels have continued to rise following rainfall on Tuesday 14 January and into Wednesday 15 January. The forecast is for further rainfall through 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 as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2019 16:06
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas throughout today and into tonight, Tuesday 8th October 2019. We are currently seeing higher river levels than normal around Warham following this weekend's rainfall. Although river levels are beginning to fall they remain high and will take several hours to return to normal. 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 dry conditions tonight which will allow river levels to fall. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update or remove this message tomorrow morning, Wednesday 9th October 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2019 09:27
Stiffkey
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over today and into this evening, Tuesday 8th October 2019. The River Stiffkey is rising slowly in response to the rainfall over the weekend. The forecast is for no further significant rainfall over the next few 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.