Flood Alert Info - The River Burn from Southgate and Waterden to Burnham Thorpe

Area Description

The River Burn from South Creake, to and including, Burnham Thorpe.
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.

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

  • 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 25 Sep 2020 17:49
This message has been issued because some minor flooding is expected to low lying land, roads and riverside areas throughout this evening and overnight into Saturday 26th September. River levels are likely to continue to rise in response to rainfall over the next couple of hours. We are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for further rainfall this evening and overnight. 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 10am on Saturday 26th September.