Flood Alert Info - Lower River Soar in Leicestershire

Area Description

Lower River Soar in Leicestershire including tributaries from Cossington to Redhill at the River Trent.

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

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 20:36
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to thunderstorms . As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and Sileby Mill road, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes is possible starting tonight . 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 Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2018 18:58
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have been stabilised. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and Sileby Mill road, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes is possible through the evening. 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 Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2018 14:21
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and Sileby Mill road, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes is possible starting today around 3 PM and will continue to rise through the evening. 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 Friday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 May 2018 10:54
River Soar
River levels are now steady in the Lower River Soar and are expected to fall slowly throughout today, Thursday 3rd of May. Flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is still possible. 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 this afternoon, Thursday 3rd of May or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 May 2018 16:13
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar are rising in response to rainfall today, 2nd of May and will continue to rise through until tomorrow. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting tonight around 7 PM. River levels will be at their highest tomorrow morning on Thursday 3rd of May. 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 Thursday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Apr 2018 18:39
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have responded to rainfall received over the past couple of days. River levels have peaked and have remained just below the flooding level throughout today (Sunday 29 April). However, heavy rainfall is forecast throughout tomorrow and levels are currently expected to increase. Flooding may be possible. The forecast is very uncertain and this message is pre-emptive. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible, from late tomorrow evening (Monday 30 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 on Monday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Apr 2018 09:29
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have responded to rainfall received over the past couple of days. River levels are peaking and are currently expected to slowly fall throughout today. However, heavy rainfall is forecast throughout tomorrow and levels are currently expected to increase. Flooding may be possible. The forecast is very uncertain and this message is pre-emptive. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible, from tomorrow evening (Monday 30 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 on Sunday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Apr 2018 18:36
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar continue to slowly rise in response to rainfall received yesterday and today (Saturday 28 April). As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible, from tomorrow morning (Sunday 29 April). Levels are currently expected to remain elevated throughout Sunday and into Monday and Tuesday. 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 on Sunday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Apr 2018 09:30
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to slowly rise in response to rainfall received yesterday and today (Saturday 28 April). Scattered showers are forecast today. Levels are currently expected to remain elevated throughout the weekend and into Monday and Tuesday. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible, starting in the early hours of Sunday morning (Sunday 29 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 on Saturday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Apr 2018 18:56
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are forecast to rise overnight in response to rainfall throughout today (Friday 27 April). Scattered showers are forecast tomorrow. Levels are currently expected to remain elevated throughout the weekend and into Monday. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible, starting tomorrow morning around 4 AM (Saturday 28 April). River levels are expected to very slowly rise throughout the weekend. 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 on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Apr 2018 18:49
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to today’s rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting tomorrow morning around 4 AM on Wednesday. River levels will be at their highest tomorrow afternoon on Wednesday 25th 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 Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Apr 2018 18:16
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. . 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 Sunday Morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Apr 2018 09:33
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. . 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 Saturday Evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 18:33
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. . 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 Saturday Morning or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 08:36
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. . 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 Friday Evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 21:19
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. . 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 Friday Morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 07:47
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. . 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 Thursday Evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 19:38
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. . 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 Thursday Morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 07:32
River Soar
Levels are high and steady in the Lower River Soar due to persistent rainfall and will continue throughout Wednesday 11th of April and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels are at their highest. 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 Wednesday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 19:15
River Soar
Levels are high and rising in the Lower River Soar due to persistent rainfall and will continue throughout Wednesday 11th of April and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes River levels will be at their highest tomorrow around 5 AM. 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 Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 09:10
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are high and rising in response to heavy rainfall and will continue to rise throughout Tuesday 10 April. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible. River levels will be at their highest on Tuesday evening. 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 evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Apr 2018 18:42
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall which is expected to start this evening (Monday 09 April). As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting tomorrow morning. River levels will be at their highest on Tuesday evening. 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 6 Apr 2018 18:53
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are falling. Levels are expected to be below levels of concern by tomorrow lunchtime (Saturday 07 April), but are currently expected to rise around Sunday afternoon in response to forecast rainfall. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. We urge residents to remain vigilant, and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 07:30
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are high but will continue to steadily fall today (Friday 06 April). As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. We urge residents to remain vigilant, and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message on Friday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 18:16
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are high but will continue to steadily fall overnight (Thursday 05 April). As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. We urge residents to remain vigilant, and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message on Friday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 09:39
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are slowly dropping following recent rainfall. River levels will remain high today, Thursday 04 April. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. 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 on Thursday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 19:48
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are slowly dropping following recent rainfall. River levels will remain high this evening and overnight, Wednesday 04 April. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. 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 on Thursday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 07:40
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to recent rainfall. River levels will remain high throughout today, Wednesday 04 April. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. 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 Wednesday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:09
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to recent rainfall. River levels will remain high throughout today, Tuesday 3 April. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. 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 Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:12
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to recent rainfall. River levels will remain high throughout today, Tuesday 3 April. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. 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 evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:57
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to todays rainfall. River levels are likely to be at their highest overnight and tomorrow morning. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon, Cotes, low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina continue to be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:26
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to overnight rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast throughout today. River levels are likely to be at their highest tomorrow morning (Tuesday 03 April). As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes continue to be affected. Low lying agricultural land at Loughborough, Zouch, Kegworth, Ratcliffe on Soar, Meadow Lane at Loughborough and the access road from Ratcliffe on Soar to Redhill Marina are likely to be affected. 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 Monday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 17:30
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are remaining high and will rise in response to heavy rainfall this evening and continuing throughout Monday. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes may be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. Heavy rainfall is expected for tonight and continuing throughout Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 09:36
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar due to heavy rainfall. As a result Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes may be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. Heavy rainfall is expected for tonight and continuing throughout Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Sunday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 17:12
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar continue to rise in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue through Saturday 31st March into Sunday 1st April. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads is possible around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road, the access road to Sileby Mill, and farmland at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 Sunday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:36
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue over today Saturday 31st March. Further rainfall may fall over the day. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible. 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 Saturday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 17:32
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue overnight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting this evening at around 8 PM. 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 Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 09:16
River Soar
Levels remain high but are falling in the Lower River Soar. Flooding will continue throughout today Saturday 17th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 15:31
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Friday 16th March and into Saturday 17th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 10:58
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Friday 16th March and into Saturday 17th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 15:55
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Thursday 15th March and into Friday 16th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 10:21
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Thursday 15th March and into Friday 16th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 16:52
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Wednesday 14th March and into Thursday 15th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 16:56
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the last 24 hours. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Tuesday 13th March and into Wednesday 14th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 10:17
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the past 12 hours. Flooding will continue throughout Tuesday 13th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 18:18
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the past 12 hours. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Monday 12th March and in to Tuesday 13th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 07:37
River Soar
Levels are high but slowly decreasing in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the past few days. Flooding will continue throughout Monday 12th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 18:23
River Soar
Levels are high but slowly decreasing in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the past few days. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Sunday 11th March and into Monday 12th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 07:10
River Soar
Levels are currently high but steady in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the past few days. Flooding will continue throughout Sunday 11th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 18:12
River Soar
Levels are currently high and rising in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the last 24 hours. Flooding will continue throughout Saturday 10th March and into Sunday 11th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 07:29
River Soar
Levels are currently high and rising in the Lower River Soar in response to rainfall over the last 12 hours. Flooding will continue throughout Saturday 10th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2018 18:14
River Soar
Levels are currently high but falling in the Lower River Soar but are expected to rise again in response to rainfall over the next 12 hours. Flooding will continue throughout Friday 9th of March and in to Saturday 10th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2018 09:38
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Upper River Soar following rainfall over the past 24 hours. Flooding will continue throughout Friday 9th of March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill, farmlands at Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2018 15:26
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to heavy rainfall which will finish today. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting this evening around 8 PM on Thursday. River levels will be at their highest tomorrow morning. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation as the forecast is changeable. We will endeavour to update this message by Friday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 10:46
River Soar
River levels remain high but are slowly falling in the Lower River Soar due to heavy rainfall and snowmelt over the last few days. Flooding will continue throughout Wednesday 7th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 18:04
River Soar
Levels are high and steady in the Lower River Soar due to heavy rainfall and snowmelt and will continue throughout Tuesday 6th March and into Wednesday 7th March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 09:54
River Soar
Levels are high and steady in the Lower River Soar due to heavy rainfall and snowmelt and will continue throughout Tuesday 6th of March and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 PM or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 18:34
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to rainfall and snowmelt. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting tomorrow morning around 5 AM on Tuesday. 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 3 Feb 2018 19:03
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to light and persistent rainfall today. Levels are expected to slowly rise overnight and tomorrow morning As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting tomorrow morning (Sunday 04 January). We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will endeavour to update this message by Sunday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 16:46
River Soar
Levels are falling on the Lower River Soar and will continue to fall throughout the day, Friday 26th January, and overnight into Saturday 27th January. Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road will continue to be affected as river levels remain above the Flood Alert level. 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 Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 08:13
River Soar
Levels are falling on the Lower River Soar and will continue to fall throughout the day, Thursday 25th January. Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road will continue to be affected as river levels remain above the Flood Alert level. 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 Friday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2018 15:56
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady on the Lower River Soar. River levels will start to fall this afternoon, Thursday 25th January, but Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road will continue to be affected. 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 Friday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2018 08:26
River Soar
Levels are high but steady on the Lower River Soar on Thursday 25th January. River levels will start to fall this morning but Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road will continue to be affected. 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 Thursday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 16:04
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to this morning’s heavy rainfall and will continue to rise throughout Wednesday 24th January. This will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels will be at their highest around lunchtime, Thursday 25th January. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Thursday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 09:20
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain steady but due to heavy rainfall today will start to rise and continue throughout today and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels will be at their highest tomorrow morning, Thursday 25th January. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 16:53
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to prolonged rainfall on a saturated catchment over the last few days. The forecast is for further heavy rainfall tomorrow morning, Wednesday 24th January. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible. River levels will remain high over the next few days. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 09:24
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to prolonged rainfall on a saturated catchment over the last few days and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels will remain high but should start to decline this morning and over the rest of the day. We urge residents to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message this afternoon, the 23rd of January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 17:19
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to prolonged rainfall on a saturated catchment over the last few days and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels will remain high over night and into the early hours of Tuesday 23rd of January. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message tomorrow morning 23rd of January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 09:27
River Soar
Levels are currently high in the Lower River Soar due to persistent rainfall yesterday and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels will remain high throughout the day. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message this evening 22nd January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 16:51
River Soar
Levels are high and rising in the Lower River Soar due to persistent rainfall and will continue throughout Sunday 21st of January and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels are expected to be at their highest tomorrow evening. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message tomorrow morning 22nd January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 09:36
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high due to prolonged rainfall on a saturated catchment over the last few days. The forecast is for further persistent rainfall throughout today, Sunday 21st January. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible. River levels will remain high over the next few days. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message this evening Sunday 21st of January or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2018 16:53
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to persistent rainfall throughout today. The forecast is for a period of dry weather overnight, with further rainfall starting around 6am Sunday 21st January, which will continue all day. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting tomorrow morning around 5 am on Sunday. River levels are expected to continue to rise, peaking late morning on Monday 22nd January. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message tomorrow morning 21st January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2018 17:52
River Soar
Levels remain high in the Lower River Soar due to heavy rainfall. Further heavy scattered showers will fall overnight and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message the morning of Friday 19th January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2018 10:46
River Soar
Levels are high but falling in the Lower River Soar but however will start to rise again this evening Thursday 18th of January due to heavy rainfall and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message later this evening 18th of January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2018 16:03
River Soar
Levels remain high in the Lower River Soar due to heavy rainfall and will respond to further rainfall overnight on Wednesday 17th of January and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels will remain high over the next few days. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message the morning of Thursday 18th January or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2018 08:27
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar have remained steady throughout last night. Further showers are forecast tonight (17th January) and over the next couple of days. As a result levels are expected to remain high throughout this period. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. 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 this evening or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2018 14:32
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar have remained steady throughout today Tuesday 16th January. Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days and as a result levels are expected to remain high throughout this period. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. 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 Wednesday morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2018 08:32
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar have risen overnight in response to last night’s rainfall. However, levels are forecast to remain steady throughout today Tuesday 16th January. Further showers are forecast over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. 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 this evening or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2018 17:43
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar have remained steady throughout today Monday 15th January however, are forecast to rise in response to rainfall expected overnight. Further showers are forecast over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. 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 on Tuesday morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2018 08:01
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are forecast to rise throughout this afternoon (15/01/2018) in response to last nights rainfall and the ground being saturated. Further light showers are forecast today and over the next couple of days. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and the B5328 Cossington Road. 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 this evening or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2018 19:13
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the day and are expected to lower during the night (Thursday 11 January). Although river levels are falling flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and the B5328 Cossington Road may still be present. 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 as soon as possible or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2018 11:07
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising throughout this afternoon (11/01/2018) in response to last nights rainfall and the ground being saturated. Further light showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and the B5328 Cossington Road may occur. 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 as soon as possible or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2018 19:16
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to rise throughout this evening (10/01/2018) in response to today’s rainfall and the ground being saturated. Further light showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and the B5328 Cossington Road may occur. 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 as soon as possible or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2018 13:51
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising throughout this afternoon (10/01/2018) in response to last nights rainfall and the ground being saturated. Further light showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and the B5328 Cossington Road. 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 as soon as possible or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2018 09:15
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar dropped during the night and are expected to continue dropping throughout the day (Sunday 07 January). The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. There’s a cold, dry period forecasted for the next few days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the evening, or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 21:42
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar increased slightly throughout the day and are expected to remain steady during the night (Saturday 06 January). The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. There’s a cold, dry period forecasted for the next few days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 09:11
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have fallen throughout the night and will continue to fall during the day (Saturday 06 January). The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. There’s a cold, dry period forecasted for the next few days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 19:31
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the day and are not expected to change during the night (Friday 05 January). The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 09:07
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the night and are not expected to change during the day (Friday 05 January). The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 17:27
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the day and are not expected to change during the night (Thursday 04 January). The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 10:40
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the night and are expected to slowly fall throughout today (Thursday 04 January) The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 09:08
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the night and are expected to slowly fall throughout today (Tuesday 04 January) The ground is still saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 18:43
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout today (Wednesday 03 January) but are expected to slowly rise overnight. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecasted tonight and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 09:36
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the night but are expected to slowly fall throughout today (Wednesday 03 January). Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:20
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout the night. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast today and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 19:07
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have remained steady throughout today (Tuesday 02 January) but are expected to slowly rise overnight. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast tonight and over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 08:35
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have slowly fallen overnight. Levels are expected to remain steady throughout today (Tuesday 02 January), and into this evening. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Further showers are forecast over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message this evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 19:03
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar have slowly fallen throughout today (Monday 01 January). The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Levels are expected to remain steady overnight in response to today's rainfall. Further showers are forecast over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message in the morning, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 09:54
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high, but are expected to slowly fall throughout today (Monday 01 January). Showers are forecast over the next couple of days. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message this evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 19:45
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high, but steady. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Light showers are forecast overnight. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare and remain vigilant as the situation may change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will update this message tomorrow morning (Monday 1 January), or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 09:31
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high, but steady. The ground is saturated and responsive to rainfall. Light rain is forecast later today. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road continue to be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare and remain vigilant as the situation may change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current river levels at River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message this evening, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 18:14
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar remain high in response to bands of rainfall today Saturday 30 December. We are monitoring the situation closely. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road continue to be affected by floodwater. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. The B5328 Cossington Road, the access road to Sileby Mill and farmland in the Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes areas should now be clear of water, although some standing water may remain. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message if the situation changes, or tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 08:11
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar are currently steady but remain high in response to intermittent rain. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road continue to be affected by floodwater. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. The B5328 Cossington Road, the access road to Sileby Mill and farmland in the Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes areas should now be clear of water, although some standing water may remain. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message if the situation changes, or later today.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 18:41
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar are currently slowly falling. Levels are expected to slowly rise again overnight and tomorrow morning in response to further bands of rain expected overnight. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill continue to be affected by floodwater. Farmland in the Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes areas may also be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 15:42
River Soar
Levels on the River Soar are currently slowly falling. Levels are expected to slowly rise again overnight and tomorrow morning in response to further bands of rain expected overnight. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill continue to be affected by floodwater. Farmland in the Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes areas may also be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 08:25
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to remain high throughout today (Friday 29 December). Further bands of rain are forecast for today and over the weekend. We are monitoring this situation closely. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill continue to be affected by floodwater. Farmland in the Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes areas may also be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 18:31
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to remain high tonight (Thursday 28 December). Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill are likely to continue to be affected by floodwater. Farmland in the Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes areas may also be affected by flood water. Further bands of rain are forecast for Friday 29 December and over the weekend. We are monitoring this situation closely. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 14:59
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high today (Thu 28 December) in response to recent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are expected to remain high in this area over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, the B5328 Cossington Road and the access road to Sileby Mill are likely to continue to be affected. Farmland in the Cossington, Sileby, Barrow, Quorndon and Cotes areas may also be affected by flood water. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 09:02
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high today (Thu 28 December) in response to recent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are expected to remain high in this area over the next couple of days. Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road are likely to continue to be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and the River and Sea Levels section on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will update this message if the situation changes, or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 18:42
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar remain high in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt today (Wednesday 27th December). Levels are likely to remain high until the early hours of tomorrow morning (Thursday 28th December). Low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby, the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, and the B5328 Cossington Road are likely to continue to be affected. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. Keep up-to-date on the current weather forecast at www.metoffice.gov.uk and River and Sea Levels on the gov.uk website. We will endeavour to update this message if the situation changes or within 8 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 10:07
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are high and rising in response to persistent rainfall and snow melt. Levels are likely to remain high throughout Wednesday 27th December and affect low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. The B5328 Cossington Road may also be affected. River levels are expected to be at their highest during Thursday 28th December. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message within 8 hours or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 21:59
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall expected overnight, Tuesday 26th of December. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, starting Tuesday evening. The B5328 Cossington Road may also be affected from Wednesday morning onwards. River levels are expected to steadily rise throughout tomorrow (Wednesday) and be at their highest around the morning of Thursday 28th December. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message Wednesday morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 16:55
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall that is expected to start this evening, Tuesday 26th of December. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, starting this evening. The B5328 Cossington Road may also be affected from the early hours of Wednesday morning onwards. River levels are expected to steadily rise throughout tomorrow (Wednesday) and be at their highest around the morning of Thursday 28th December. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message within 8 hours or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 16:41
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall expected to start this evening, Tuesday 26th of December. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road, starting this evening. River levels are expected to steadily rise throughout tomorrow (Wednesday) and be at their highest around the morning of Thursday 28th December. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation, working with and assisting the council and emergency services. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message within 8 hours or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 16:33
River Soar
Levels remain high but steady on the Lower River Soar, due to rainfall and melting snow over the last few days. Levels will continue to remain high overnight and tomorrow and may affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 on Saturday morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 09:15
River Soar
Levels are high and rising on the Lower River Soar, due to rainfall and melting snow in the last 48 hours. Levels will continue to remain high today and may affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 on Friday evening or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2017 17:44
River Soar
Levels are high and steady in the Lower River Soar, due to rainfall and melting snow in the last 48 hours. Levels will continue to remain high overnight and may affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 on Friday morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2017 09:43
River Soar
Levels are high and steady in the Lower River Soar, due to rainfall and melting snow in the last 24 hours. Levels will continue to remain high throughout Thursday 14th of December and will affect Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. 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 within 8 hours or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 15:54
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar are rising in response to rainfall and snow melt over the last 24 hours. Levels will continue to rise overnight and through till Thursday night. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads around Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road is possible starting tonight at around 1 A M. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and will endeavour to update this message on Thursday morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Sep 2017 18:55
River Soar
Levels on the Lower River Soar at the Pillings river gauge are steady. No further rainfall is expected for overnight. We will endeavour to update this message every 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Sep 2017 12:25
River Soar
"Due to persistent rainfall, levels on the Lower River Soar at the Pillings river gauge are rising. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible, starting imminently. Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. Light rainfall will be cleared this afternoon. We will endeavour to update this message every 8 hours, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2017 18:39
River Soar
As a result of rainfall on Tuesday night the levels on the Lower River Soar at the Pillings river gauge are rising. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible, starting today. Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. No further rainfall is expected for the next 12 hours. We will endeavour to update this message as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jun 2017 21:50
River Soar
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads continues. Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road may be affected by flood water. River levels are slowly rising in response to recent heavy rainfall and are expected to peak overnight. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. For up to date information on river levels in your area go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jun 2017 17:07
River Soar
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. Flooding is possible this evening and overnight. River levels are slowly rising in response to recent heavy rainfall and are expected to peak overnight. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. For up to date information on river levels in your area go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 20 May 2017 20:42
River Soar
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels are falling and isolated showers are expected to clear overnight. For up to date information on river levels in your area go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 20 May 2017 10:07
River Soar
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. River levels are falling. Isolated heavy showers are possible this afternoon which may cause river levels to rise again. For up to date information on river levels in your area go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 19 May 2017 23:00
River Soar
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads continues. Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road may be affected by flood water. River levels are currently rising. Isolated showers are possible over the next 12 hours. For up to date information on river levels in your area go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 19 May 2017 11:19
River Soar
Flooding of low-lying agricultural land and roads is possible at Slash Lane at Sileby and the Mountsorrel to Sileby Road. Flooding is expected imminently.Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours, with totals of around 15 millimetres possible. Isolated heavy showers may occur. River levels may continue to rise due to further rainfall. For up to date information on river levels in your area please go to the river and sea levels section on the .GOV.UK website.