Flood Warning Info - Areas near the River Nene from Elton to Wansford

Area Description

Areas near the River Nene from Elton to Wansford including Elton, Yarwell and Wansford.
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 29 Dec 2020 12:12
River Nene
Heavy rain has fallen on the River Nene catchment over the last week causing rivers levels to rise. The rising river levels have caused flooding of low lying land and roads, and we expect properties to continue to be affected today, Tuesday, 29th December and for the next couple of days. Low lying properties near the River Nene are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid contact with flood water, and riverside paths. Our staff are out in the area checking flood defences, clearing blockages, and assisting the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation, and this message will be updated on Wednesday, 30th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 09:17
River Nene
Heavy rain has fallen on the River Nene catchment over the last week causing river levels to rise. The rising river levels have caused flooding of low lying land and roads, and we expect properties to continue to be affected today, Monday, 28th December and for the next couple of days. Low lying properties near the River Nene are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid contact with flood water, and riverside paths. Our staff are out in the area checking flood defences, clearing blockages, and assisting the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation, and this message will be updated on Tuesday, 29th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 13:43
River Nene
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Nene catchment over the last few days, with further rain overnight last night, Saturday, 26th December. The rising river levels have caused flooding of low lying land and roads, and we expect properties to continue to be affected today, Sunday, 27th December and into next week. Low lying properties near the River Nene are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid contact with flood water, and riverside paths. Our staff are out in the area checking flood defences, clearing blockages, and assisting the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation, and this message will be updated on Monday, 28th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 12:28
River Nene
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Nene catchment over the last few days, with further rain expected overnight, Saturday, 26th December. The rising river levels have caused flooding of low lying land and roads, and we expect properties to continue to be affected over the weekend, 26-27th December. Low lying properties near the River Nene are most at risk. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid contact with flood water, and riverside paths. Our staff are out in the area checking flood defences, clearing blockages, and assisting the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation, and this message will be updated by Sunday 27th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 16:57
River Nene
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Nene catchment over the past few days, with more forecast in the next few days. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads, and we now expect properties to be affected this evening, Friday 25th December. Low lying properties near the River Nene are most at risk. The impacts are likely to last until tomorrow. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid contact with flood water, and riverside paths. Our staff are out in the area checking flood defences, clearing blockages, and assisting the emergency services and council. We are closely monitoring the situation, and this message will be updated by Saturday 26th December or as the situation changes.