Flood Alert Info - River Trent Tributaries in Nottinghamshire

Area Description

Tributaries in Nottinghamshire including the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook and others.
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 25 Jun 2019 07:58
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams may respond to widespread heavy frontal rainfall and localised thunderstorms passing through the area. This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of localised thunderstorms which are due to clear the area by early afternoon today (Tuesday 25th June). Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low lying agricultural land, roads and footpaths close to small rivers and streams. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Thunderstorms are forecast over the remainder of the morning, with low confidence over exact timing and locations. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jun 2019 17:03
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Small, flashier rivers and streams may respond to widespread heavy frontal rainfall and localised thunderstorms passing through the area. This message has been issued pre-emptively ahead of localised thunderstorms (Monday 24th July) overnight and into tomorrow. Given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms, there is low confidence in the locations and impacts of rainfall at this point. Areas most at risk are low lying agricultural land, roads and footpaths close to small rivers and streams. Water levels could rise rapidly and potentially generate deep, fast flows. Thunderstorms are forecast over the next 24 hours, with low confidence over exact timing and locations. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jun 2019 09:16
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively as heavy rain showers and thunderstorms are forecast across the East Midlands today (Monday 24th June), overnight and into tomorrow, but there is low confidence in specific locations affected given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Localised significant flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible but not expected from today onwards. Avoid using low-lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are monitoring the situation closely and please remain aware in case further warnings are issued. Further information is available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated this evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jun 2019 19:03
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
This message has been issued pre-emptively as heavy rain showers and thunderstorms are forecast across the East Midlands later tonight (Sunday 23rd June) and into tomorrow, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Localised significant flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible but not expected from tonight onwards. Avoid using low-lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses and have been out clearing weed screens. Further information is available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (Monday 24th June) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jun 2019 06:54
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure. Heavy rain showers are forecast for this area throughout the day (Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these showers. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect roads, property and farmland in these areas. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Our incident response staff have been clearing weed screens and patrolling watercourses in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated this afternoon, or sooner if the forecast changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 16:10
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this area overnight (early hours of Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect roads, property and farmland in these areas. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and patrolling watercourses in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or sooner if the forecast changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 17:55
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
River levels remain high but are steady at the Lowdham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Further lighter rainfall is forecast into the weekend which may keep watercourses elevated and cause them to raise faster than usual. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded This message will be updated on Friday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 06:30
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
River levels are falling at the Lowdham river gauge. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas which may still be at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 17:08
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
River levels have now fallen below the flood risk threshold at the Lowdham river gauge. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. From this rainfall we expect river levels to rise overnight, 12/06/19. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and 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 08:08
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
River levels have now fallen below the flood risk threshold at the Lowdham river gauge. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. From this rainfall we expect river levels to rise this afternoon and evening, 12/06/2019. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 15:28
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Lowdham 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 around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to rise this evening and overnight into tomorrow, 12/06/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 07:23
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Lowdham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 11/06/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high through the day on 11/06/19. 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 afternoon, 11/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jun 2019 15:28
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Lowdham river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur between 5pm on Friday 7th June and 03:00 on Saturday 8th June, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around the tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others. A band of heavy rain, followed by thunderstorms, is expected this evening, 07/06/19, and into tomorrow morning, 08/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have cleared weed screens and patrolled watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 16:21
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Thunderstorms are forecast to move across the East Midlands this afternoon and continue through into Saturday (28th July). These could cause rivers to rise and result in localised flooding. Flooding of low lying land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible, from this afternoon onwards. 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 27 Jul 2018 09:51
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Thunderstorms are forecast to move across the East Midlands this morning and continue through into Saturday (28th July). These could cause rivers to rise and result in localised flooding. Flooding of low lying land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible, from this morning onwards. 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 afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2018 16:00
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Thunderstorms are forecast in the East Midlands today (26th July) through till Saturday (28th July) which could cause rivers to rise and result in localised flooding. Flooding of low lying land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible from this afternoon onwards. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 17:47
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Levels are steady in the River Trent Tributaries in Notts but the risk of isolated thunderstorms will continue throughout Saturday 2nd of June. This has the potential to affect tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others. 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 2 Jun 2018 09:34
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Levels on the River Trent Tributaries in Nottinghamshire are rising in response to persistent rainfall which will continue throughout today, Saturday 02 June 2018. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible starting this morning. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 May 2018 10:59
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Levels on the River Trent Tributaries in Nottinghamshire are rising in response to heavy rainfall which will continue throughout today, 30 May 2018. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible starting this morning. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 09:01
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Levels on the River Trent Tributaries in Nottinghamshire are rising in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue throughout this morning. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible this morning. 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 Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Levels on the River Trent Tributaries in Nottinghamshire are high in response to recent heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others 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 Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:47
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Levels on the River Trent Tributaries in Nottinghamshire are rising in response to rainfall overnight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible. River levels will be at their highest around midday today (Monday 02 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 Monday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 20:08
River Trent, River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Carr Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck, Fairham Brook
Levels on the River Trent Tributaries in Notts are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall which is expected to start tonight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around tributaries of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, the River Greet, Potwell Dyke, Dover Beck, Cocker Beck, Thurgarton Beck and others is possible starting around 8 AM tomorrow. River levels will be at their highest around midday tomorrow, Monday 2nd 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 Monday morning or as the situation changes.