Flood Alert Info - The Rivers Tud and Wensum from Fakenham to Costessey, including Wendling Beck

Area Description

The Rivers Tud and Wensum from Fakenham to Costessey, including Wendling Beck.
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

  • 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 20 Jan 2021 18:49
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
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 05:27
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
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 17:32
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
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. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. 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 11:53
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
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 6pm on Tuesday 19th January.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 08:41
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely for Sunday 27th December through to Monday 28th December. 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 16:49
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
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 09:07
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
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 07:34
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
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 beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. 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 24 Dec 2020 18:41
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through the evening and overnight into Friday 25th December. River levels are expected to continue to rise, and 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 24 Dec 2020 08:24
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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. 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 by 6pm on Thursday 24 December.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 09:31
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 Swanton Morley. 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 17:28
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 throughout the catchment. The forecast is for no significant rainfall on Monday evening into Tuesday. We are expecting river levels to rise slowly during Monday evening before levelling off and falling over Tuesday morning. 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 11:37
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of persistent rainfall on Monday 2nd April. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next couple of hours. The forecast is for some light rainfall before midday today. We are expecting river levels to peak on Monday afternoon before gradually falling on Monday evening and Tuesday morning. 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 4 Jan 2018 16:18
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall earlier today. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. We are expecting river levels to remain high before slowly receding over night. 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 4 Jan 2018 08:57
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels will continue to remain high in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for further rain over the course of Thursday and Friday. We are expecting river levels to remain high over the course of 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 3 Jan 2018 16:21
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are continuing to respond and remain high. The forecast is for the weather to remain largely dry overnight and into Thursday. We are expecting river levels to remain high overnight and recede into Thursday morning. 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 3 Jan 2018 08:54
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are rising in response to the most recent rainfall in this area. The forecast is for a period of unsettled weather with scattered blustery showers through the day. We are expecting river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. 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 2 Jan 2018 18:39
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 unsettled weather with scattered blustery showers through the night and further showers possible during Wednesday. We are expecting river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. 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 2 Jan 2018 08:53
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of unsettled weather with scattered showers throughout the day. We are expecting river levels to recede through the day but remain responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. 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 Jan 2018 16:39
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of the recent 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 dry weather through the night but further rainfall is expected during Tuesday afternoon. We are expecting river levels to continue to drop as the water moves through the system, but they will be responsive to any additional 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 1 Jan 2018 09:04
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 fall to the upper parts of the catchment but levels are rising around Swanton Morley as the water works it's way down the system. 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 16:44
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 09:20
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 which will keep river levels high and fluctuating. We are expecting river levels to fall to the upper parts of the catchment but levels are rising around Swanton Morley as the water works it's way down the system. 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 17:51
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 09:17
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 Costessey. 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 16:36
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 have peaked in most areas and are starting to fall slowly. The forecast is for light rain for the rest of the day with a band of rainfall overnight. We are expecting river levels to remain 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 08:21
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 fall to the upper parts of the catchment but levels are rising around Swanton Morley as the water works it's way down the system. 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 09:23
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 fall in the upper parts of the catchment but levels are rising around Swanton Morley as the water works it's way down the system. 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 27 Dec 2017 16:31
Tud, Wensum, Wendling 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 recede 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 08:09
Tud, Wensum, Wendling Beck
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last 14 hours. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next few hours. The river is likely to react quickly to any further rain later today. The forecast is for continued steady rainfall throughout today, clearing the area late this afternoon 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. This alert covers a wide area but effects on the ground are most likely around Wendling Beck near Wendling and Gressenhall