Flood Warning Info - Wendlebury village on the Wendlebury Brook

Area Description

Wendlebury village on the Wendlebury Brook, South East of the A41 to the confluence with the Langford Brook.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2020 20:34
Wendlebury Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising rapidly on the Wendlebury Brook as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is possible in the next 1-2 hours, especially in areas closest to the river in Wendlebury. Peak levels are expected to be similar to the flooding in July 2012. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise rapidly before stabilising and starting to drop in the next few hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid contact with flood water and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 20:42
Wendlebury Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the Wendlebury Brook as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding (of property) is possible. We have seen similar rainfall to July 2012. No further rainfall is expected tonight (14/11/19) and showers tomorrow. Levels on the Wendlebury Brook are beginning to fall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been out in the area today. Please move family, pets and valuables to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 06:32
Wendlebury Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the Wendlebury Brook as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding (of property) is imminent in the next couple of hours. We have seen similar rainfall to July 2012. Further rainfall is forecast this morning. We expect river levels to continue rising for a few hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff will be out in the area later. Please move family, pets and valuables to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.