Flood Alert Info - The River Bure, Spixworth Beck and surrounding Becks

Area Description

The River Bure, Spixworth Beck and surrounding Becks.

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

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2018 15:57
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas around Spixworth from now until tomorrow morning, 2nd November. River levels are expected to continue to rise. The forecast is for continued 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 1 May 2018 15:39
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall yesterday, Monday 30th April 2018. This means that river levels remain high, particularly around Spixworth. The forecast is for a dry day on Tuesday before some more unsettled weather moves in from the west on Wednesday. We are expecting river levels to slowly fall over the next 12 hours. Standing water will be visible in floodplain areas, and riverside footpaths may be flooded. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Apr 2018 14:38
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the heavy rainfall over the past 12 hours. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next 24 hours and are currently highest around Spixworth. The forecast is for continued heavy rainfall until the morning of Tuesday 1st May. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall and remain responsive to tonight's rain. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary. Take care along riverside paths and do not take any unnecessary risks.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 09:27
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of steady rainfall over the Easter Bank Holiday. This means that river levels remain high across the catchment, particularly around Ingworth. The forecast is for no significant rainfall today, Tuesday 3rd April. We are expecting river levels to slowly fall over the next 24 hours. Standing water will be visible in floodplain areas, and riverside footpaths may be flooded. Do not take unnecessary risks. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:25
Bure, Spixworth Beck
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 in the upper Bure. The forecast is for no significant rainfall on Monday evening into Tuesday. We are expecting river levels to rise, stabilise and remain high for the next 12 hours. 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 10:06
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of steady rainfall today, Monday 2nd April. This means that river levels are now starting to rise in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for continued rain until midday. We are expecting river levels to rise before peaking this afternoon and slowly falling in the early 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 10 Feb 2018 10:46
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of further rainfall forecast for this afternoon and this evening. This means that catchments are saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rainfall this afternoon followed by heavier rain this evening. We are expecting river levels to remain responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to monitor levels closely and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2018 13:50
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the rainfall during today with more forecast for the next 24hrs. This means that river levels will remain high as watercourses continue to react to the rainfall. The River Bure is rising steadily near Corpusty and the forecast is for more rain today and tomorrow. We expect river levels to remain high as they respond to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and rain forecast, gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the next 24 hours. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 16:41
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of scattered showers through the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high but will start to recede in the upper parts of the catchments, but remain reactive to any further rainfall. 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 31 Dec 2017 09:34
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for some scattered showers through the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high and fluctuate in response to any rainfall. 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 30 Dec 2017 17:30
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for showers through the night which will keep river levels high and fluctuating. We are expecting river levels to peak and begin to recede however further rainfall is likely to cause levels to rise. 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 30 Dec 2017 09:12
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the persistent heavy rainfall that is currently affecting this area. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area of Ingworth, Corpusty and Spixworth. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. We are expecting river levels to remain responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 16:30
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the persistent heavy rainfall this morning that is still affecting this area. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next new hours, especially near Corpusty. The forecast is for light rain for the rest of the day with a band of rainfall overnight. We are expecting river levels to rise and will peak soon, remaining high until tomorrow morning. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 08:19
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for showers throughout this morning with some localised heavy bursts which will keep rivers fluctuating. We are expecting river levels to drop but currently still remain above the alert level. Any further rainfall will cause the river levels to rise again 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 28 Dec 2017 18:22
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last 2 days This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of dry weather through the night but further rainfall is expected during Friday morning We are expecting river levels to peak and begin to drop through the night but to remain responsive to further rainfall. 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 28 Dec 2017 09:32
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last 2 days. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of dry weather during Thursday but further rain is expected on Friday morning. We are expecting river levels to slowly recede throughout today. 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 16:33
Bure, Spixworth Beck
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 06:21
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the 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.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2017 07:28
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the scattered and wintery rainfall over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Bure is rising steadily and now peaked near Corpusty. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the rest of the day. We are expecting river levels to remain high, but soon start to slowly recede in the upper parts of the River Bure. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2017 15:43
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last 24hrs. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next few hours until this evening (29/11/17). The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. We are expecting river levels to peak and begin to drop later this evening but to remain responsive to further rainfall. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jun 2017 07:50
Bure, Spixworth Beck
This message has been issued because of the persistent heavy rainfall that is currently affecting this area. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next few hours. The forecast is for showers to get more scattered and less intense through the day as we move into more settled weather. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.