Flood Warning Info - River Leen at Bulwell

Area Description

River Leen at Bulwell including Highbury Vale.
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 15 Nov 2019 01:37
River Leen
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Bulwell river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Bulwell, including Carey Road, and Highbury junctions with Main Street. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been patrolling watercourses in the area and clearing weed screens. Please move family, pets and cars to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated later this morning, Friday, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 15:52
River Leen
River levels have risen at the Bulwell river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland expected to begin between 16:00 and 17:00 today, 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Bulwell, including Carey Road, and Highbury junctions with Main Street. We expect river levels to rise until around 18:30 on 14/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move family, pets and cars to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 03:25
River Leen
River levels are high but steady at the Bulwell river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Bulwell, including Carey Road, and Highbury junctions with Main Street. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Aug 2017 07:10
River Leen
Due to persistent rainfall, levels on the River Leen at the Morrisons Bulwell river gauge are high but steady. As a result of high river levels, flooding is expected this morning. Flooding remains a risk at Bulwell including Bulwell Town Centre and the Highbury Road . Further rainfall is expected for the next 3 hours. This message will be updated within 8 hours, or when the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Aug 2017 23:28
River Leen
Due to persistent rainfall, levels on the River Leen at the Morrisons Bulwell river gauge are high and rising. As a result of the high river levels, there continues to be a risk of flooding overnight. Flooding remains a risk at Bulwell including the town centre and Highbury Road. Further rainfall is expected for the next 6 hours. This message will be updated within 8 hours, or when the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Aug 2017 21:04
River Leen
Due to persistent rainfall, levels on the River Leen at the Morrisons Bulwell river gauge are rising. As a result of high river levels, flooding is expected to start imminently. Flooding is expected to affect Bulwell including Bulwell Town Centre and Highbury Road. Further rainfall is expected for the next 12 hours. This message will be updated within 8 hours, or when the situation changes.