Flood Alert Info - Ryton Oldcotes catchment

Area Description

River Ryton and tributaries from Lindrick Dale to Scrooby and Oldcotes Dyke from Oldcotes to Blyth.
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


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 17:55
River Ryton
River levels remain high and steady at the Blyth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Further lighter rainfall is forecast into the weekend which may keep watercourses elevated and may cause them to raise faster than usual. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Priorswell Road, Central Avenue, Steeley Lane at Worksop, Snape Lane at Serlby, Mill Lane and Great North Road at Scrooby We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated Friday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 06:24
River Ryton
River levels remain high at the Blyth river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Priorswell Road, Central Avenue, Steeley Lane at Worksop, Snape Lane at Serlby, Mill Lane and Great North Road at Scrooby. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 17:11
River Ryton
River levels remain high at the Blyth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening and overnight. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Priorswell Road, Central Avenue, Steeley Lane at Worksop, Snape Lane at Serlby, Mill Lane and Great North Road at Scrooby. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 10:56
River Ryton
River levels have risen at the Blyth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads including Priorswell Road, Central Avenue, Steeley Lane at Worksop, Snape Lane at Serlby, Mill Lane and Great North Road at Scrooby. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, 12/06/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 18:45
River Ryton
Levels on the River Ryton are rising in response to recent heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Priorswell Road, Central Avenue, Steeley Lane at Worksop, Snape Lane at Serlby, Mill Lane and Great North Road at Scrooby is possible starting imminently. River levels will be at their highest until tomorrow, Tuesday 3rd of April. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 19:55
River Ryton
Levels on the River Ryton are rising in response to heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Priorswell Road, Central Avenue, Steeley Lane at Worksop, Snape Lane at Serlby, Mill Lane and Great North Road at Scrooby is possible starting this evening. River levels will be at their highest today around 3 AM, Tuesday 13th of March. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.