Flood Warning Info - River Rede at Otterburn, West Woodburn and Redesmouth

Area Description

Properties around Otterburn Bridge, Mill House and Brownchesters, in Otterburn. As well as, White Acre, The Close, Bridge End, Brae Well Close and Redeside in West Woodburn and Redesmouth Mill in Redesmouth..
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 20:50
River Rede
River levels have risen on the River Rede as a result of heavy rainfall and snow melt. Consequently, flooding is possible between 22:15 tonight, 15/02/2020, and into Sunday. Areas most at risk are properties near Otterburn Bridge, Mill House and Brownchesters, in Otterburn. As well as White Acre, The Close, Bridge End, Brae Well Close and Redeside in West Woodburn and Redesmouth Mill in Redesmouth. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over this period. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 22:29
River Rede
River levels on the River Rede at the Otterburn and Rede Bridge river gauges remain high but are predicted to begin to fall overnight. This flood warning remains in place but it is expected to be removed tomorrow. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 11:00 tomorrow morning (10/02/2020) or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 09:03
River Rede
River levels are rising at the Otterburn Mill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Further rainfall is forecast this morning and we expect river levels to peak between 11:00 and 15:00 today, 09/02/2020. We expect property flooding with areas most at risk around Otterburn Bridge, Mill House and Brownchesters, in Otterburn. As well as, White Acre, The Close, Bridge End, Brae Well Close and Redeside in West Woodburn and Redesmouth Mill in Redesmouth. We expect river levels to remain high until later on this afternoon, 09/02/2020. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Aug 2019 06:38
River Rede
River levels rose at the Otterburn Mill river gauge on Saturday evening 10/08/2019 as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. River levels are now falling and are expected to continue falling throughout Sunday morning 11/08/2019. Areas most at risk are Properties around Otterburn Bridge, Mill House and Brownchesters, in Otterburn. As well as, White Acre, the Close, Bridge End, Brae Well Close and Redeside in West Woodburn and Redesmouth Mill in Redesmouth. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Sunday afternoon, 11/08/2019, at 1pm or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Aug 2019 21:46
River Rede
River levels have risen at the Otterburn Mill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. River levels are expected to remain high throughout the evening but will start to fall in the early hours of the morning, 11/08/2019. Further rainfall is possible throughout the night. Consequently, the risk of flooding to property, roads and farmland remains between 21:30 today, 10/08/2019 and 05:00 tomorrow, 11/08/2019. Areas most at risk are Properties around Otterburn Bridge, Mill House and Brownchesters, in Otterburn. As well as, White Acre, The Close, Bridge End, Brae Well Close and Redeside in West Woodburn and Redesmouth Mill in Redesmouth. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/08/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Aug 2019 16:12
River Rede
River levels have risen at the Otterburn Mill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 16:00 and 20:00 today, 10/08/2019. Areas most at risk are Properties around Otterburn Bridge, Mill House and Brownchesters, in Otterburn. As well as, White Acre, The Close, Bridge End, Brae Well Close and Redeside in West Woodburn and Redesmouth Mill in Redesmouth. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until throughout the night. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 10/08/2019, or as the situation changes.