Flood Warning Info - Isolated properties and villages near the River Nene from Wellingborough to Thrapston

Area Description

Isolated properties and villages near the River Nene from Wellingborough to Thrapston.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

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

Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 11:45
River Nene
Heavy rain over the last few days has caused the River Nene to rise. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the River Nene Valley area. We expect properties near the River Nene between Wellingborough and Thrapston to be affected. Low lying properties near the River Nene are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the emergency services and council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by Sunday, 17th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 20:22
River Nene
Heavy rain has fallen in the River Nene catchment throughout Thursday 14 November. This has caused the River Nene to rise and is forecast to continue to rise throughout Friday evening into Saturday 16 November. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the River Nene Valley area. We now expect properties near the River Nene between Wellingborough and Thrapston to be affected from this evening, Friday 15 November, onwards. Low lying properties near the River Nene are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday 16 November or as the situation changes.